Although the choice of registration workflow does not necessarily
require changes to your Django settings (as registration workflows are
selected by including the appropriate URL patterns in your root
URLconf), the built-in workflows of
django-registration make use
of several custom settings.
intindicating how long (in days) after signup an account has in which to activate.
This setting is required if using one of the built-in two-step workflows:
boolindicating whether registration of new accounts is currently permitted.
A default of
Trueis assumed when this setting is not supplied, so specifying it is optional unless you want to temporarily close registration (in which case, set it to
- The two-step HMAC activation workflow
- The simple one-step workflow
- The model-based activation workflow
Third-party workflows wishing to use an alternate method of determining whether registration is allowed should subclass
registration.views.RegistrationView(or a subclass of it from an existing workflow) and override
strused as an additional “salt” in the process of generating HMAC-signed activation keys.
This setting is optional, and a default of
"registration"will be used if not specified. The value of this setting does not need to be kept secret; see ref:the note about this salt value and security <salt-security> for details.