Do you want to play with Wagtail code, but find it hard to set up? With Wagtail Gitpod you skip the friction.
Setting up a Wagtail project for the first time can be a challenging experience. But it is a hurdle that you have to take before you can make a Wagtail powered website. I’m proud to present Wagtail Gitpod. Onboarding you with a single click.
You need at least:
Gitpod is a web service that takes code from a Github project and loads it into a code editor and Docker.
Theia Integrated Development Environment (IDE) displays the file structure, file contents, terminals, and a preview. It is a code editor with many useful extras.
Docker makes it easy to run applications. A Docker container runs an application with all of the parts it needs, such as libraries and other dependencies. It is an environment that runs the Wagtail site.
The button is a simple hyperlink pointing to https://gitpod.io/#https://github.com/wagtail/wagtail-gitpod. Gitpod will:
That fourth step is the beginning of the Wagtail tutorial. It installs Wagtail, creates a Wagtail project, creates and populates a database, and creates an admin user.
Everything you need for Wagtail development up and running in a single browser tab!
We skipped the first part of the Wagtail tutorial. We are now at the fun part: Extending the Homepage model.
Follow the tutorial and experience how satisfying it is to develop a Wagtail site.
You can stop at any moment. Gitpod stores the current state. You can pick up where you left off.
There are two ways to share your Gitpod workspace. In the IDE, top right, click your avatar. Choose:
The workspace snapshot is perfect for asking for support or submitting a bug report. Create a minimal example illustrating the problem and share it!