The Django Debug Toolbar ships with a series of built-in panels. In addition, several third-party panels are available.
Default built-in panels¶
The following panels are enabled by default.
Shows versions of Python, Django, and installed apps if possible.
A list of settings in settings.py.
This panels shows the HTTP request and response headers, as well as a selection of values from the WSGI environment.
Note that headers set by middleware placed before the debug toolbar middleware
MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES won’t be visible in the panel. The WSGI server
itself may also add response headers such as
GET/POST/cookie/session variable display.
SQL queries including time to execute and links to EXPLAIN each query.
Templates and context used, and their template paths.
Used static files and their locations (via the staticfiles finders).
List of signals, their args and receivers.
Logging output via Python’s built-in
When this panel is enabled, the debug toolbar will show an intermediate page upon redirect so you can view any debug information prior to redirecting. This page will provide a link to the redirect destination you can follow when ready.
Since this behavior is annoying when you aren’t debugging a redirect, this
panel is included but inactive by default. You can activate it by default with
DISABLE_PANELS configuration option.
Non-default built-in panels¶
The following panels are disabled by default. You must add them to the
DEBUG_TOOLBAR_PANELS setting to enable them.
Profiling information for the view function.
Third-party panels aren’t officially supported!
The authors of the Django Debug Toolbar maintain a list of third-party panels, but they can’t vouch for the quality of each of them. Please report bugs to their authors.
If you’d like to add a panel to this list, please submit a pull request!
See queries made by your Haystack backends.
HTML Tidy or HTML Validator is a custom panel that validates your HTML and displays warnings and errors.
Retrieves and displays information you specify using the
Inspector panel also logs to the console by default, but may be instructed not
This package provides a profiling panel that incorporates output from line_profiler.
This panel tracks memcached usage. It currently supports both the pylibmc and memcache libraries.
Adds MongoDB debugging information.
Trace neo4j rest API calls in your django application, this also works for neo4django and neo4jrestclient, support for py2neo is on its way.
Browse Sites registered in
django.contrib.sites and switch between them.
Useful to debug project when you use django-dynamicsites which sets SITE_ID
Displays template rendering times for your Django application.
Easily switch between logged in users, see properties of current user.
API for third-party panels¶
Third-party panels must subclass
according to the public API described below. Unless noted otherwise, all
methods are optional.
Panels can ship their own templates, static files and views. They’re no public