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My Mezzanine s3 setup

It took me a while to get things working with Mezzanine and s3 and cloudfront. Here is the setup I settled on:

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Mezzanine 500 errors on upload and the infamous strip error

If you're using Mezzanine and s3, and you get an error like

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Mezzanine bad request 400: A detective story

I recently decided it was time to speed up one of my sites and put all static media on s3/cloudfront. I will go through the details of how I did that in Mezzanine in the linked post, but in this post I want to talk about a very nasty ...

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Multilingual theme in Mezzanine

Django, of course has strong support for making sites multilingual, see here for a nice tutorial for example, and of course the docs. This allows you to add translations to your templates through a .po file, and facilitates creating a multilingual site. However, things get tricky with a CMS, as ...

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A stroll through the python-social-auth code

This post contains a rather long-winded meander through a typical python-social-auth sign-in flow. What's the point? Well, personally I found the best way to really get to grips with how python-social-auth works was to just trace through the code, and if nothing else, this blog post gives me some ...

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