20 Apr Django Tutorial – Installing Django on Windows itvedant | django, django framework, python, web frame work | tutorial | 0 Web Frameworks like Django are becoming a necessity for any web development guys out there, some try before the shoot, some try it for fun.Instead of reading the documentation read this short 5step article. Step #1 Install Python before Django if you have not already because Django - The Web Framework for perfectionists is a python baby 😉 To install Python go to Python Download Site and choose the flavor of your choice. Insure that the executable in bin folder are added to the System Path Right-click My Computer select Properties. Select Advanced tab. Click Environment variables. Select Path in System Variables add a semicolon(;) at the end and paste the path to the executable i.e c:Python33bin To test if python is properly installed run this command from command line > python Step #2 Download Django This is the most easy step just download Django from official site and extract it to any folder. Step #3 Adding Django to pythonpath Adding django to pythonpath provides a reusable Django framework for all your projects followed from this django tutorial onwards. Change your cwd to the one where you extracted django and just run the command > python setup.py install This will install all the django packages into the python library i.e in c:Python33Libsite-packages. To test if Django is properly added to python check it with this command python -c "import django; print(django.get_version())" Step #4 Adding Django to Syspath Add the django executables in the path c:Python33Libsite-packagesdjangobin to system path as per step 1 Step #5 Create your project Restart the command prompt and then create your project by navigating to the directory where you want to create your project by typing in the following command > django-admin.py startproject myapp Run your web project by navigating inside your project directory and then typing in manage.py runserver django final commands Go to http://127.0.0.1:8000 with your browser. Happy Django Coding.