Posted By: thaiyoshi
I am currently defining regular expressions in order to capture parameters in a URL, as described in the tutorial. How do I access parameters from the URL as part the
HttpRequest.GET currently returns an empty
I’d like to learn how to do this without a library, so I can get to know Django better.
When a URL is like
domain/search/?q=haha, you would use
q is the parameter you want, and
'' is the default value if
q isn’t found.
However, if you are instead just configuring your
URLconf**, then your captures from the
regex are passed to the function as arguments (or named arguments).
Then in your
views.py you would have
def profile_page(request, username): # Rest of the method