Welcome to django-filer’s documentation!


This documentation refers to the development version of django-filer.

As this version has not been released yet, any part of the API maybe subject to modifications without notice, and this documentation may be outdated and not in sync with the code.

django-filer is a file management application for django. It handles uploading and organizing files and images in contrib.admin.


upgrading from 0.8.7? Checkout Upgrading.

directory view screenshot

Directory list view with clipboard. New uploads are added to the clipboard and can then be filed into folders.

Custom model fields are provided for use in 3rd party apps as a replacement for the default FileField from django. Behind the scenes a ForeignKey to the File model is used.

admin widget screenshot

Default admin widget for file fields

Getting help


The code is hosted on github at http://github.com/stefanfoulis/django-filer/ and is fully open source. We hope you choose to help us on the project! More about how to contribute can be found on the wiki.