Ticket #6278: 404_500_docs.diff

File 404_500_docs.diff, 1.1 KB (added by Rob Hudson <treborhudson@…>, 8 years ago)
  • docs/request_response.txt

     
    575575      to the template: ``request_path``, which is the URL that resulted
    576576      in the 404.
    577577
     578    * The 404 view is rendered with ``RequestContext`` and will have access to
     579      variables supplied by your ``TEMPLATE_CONTEXT_PROCESSORS`` (e.g. MEDIA_URL).
     580
    578581    * If ``DEBUG`` is set to ``True`` (in your settings module), then your 404
    579582      view will never be used, and the traceback will be displayed instead.
    580583
     
    588591
    589592This means you need to define a ``500.html`` template in your root template
    590593directory. This template will be used for all server errors. The
    591 default 500 view passes no variables to this template.
     594default 500 view passes no variables to this template.  The default 500 view
     595is rendered with an empty ``Context`` to lessen the chance of additional errors.
    592596
    593597This ``server_error`` view should suffice for 99% of Web applications, but if
    594598you want to override the view, you can specify ``handler500`` in your
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