Welcome to django-autocomplete-light’s documentation!#

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  • Python 3.4, Django 3.2+ support,

  • Django (multiple) choice support,

  • Django (multiple) model choice support,

  • Django generic foreign key support (through django-querysetsequence),

  • Django generic many to many relation support (through django-generic-m2m and django-gm2m)

  • Multiple widget support: select2.js, easy to add more.

  • Creating choices that don’t exist in the autocomplete,

  • Offering choices that depend on other fields in the form, in an elegant and innovative way,

  • Dynamic widget creation (ie. inlines), supports YOUR custom scripts too,

  • Provides a test API for your awesome autocompletes, to support YOUR custom use cases too,

  • A documented automatically tested example for each use case in test_project.


  • DAL < 4 supports Python 2 and 3 and Django 1.8 to 3.x

  • DAL 4 supports Django 3.x and 4.x and Python 3

  • DAL >= 3.9 offers a modern alternative to select2



External app support#


Indices and tables#