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Release Notes


To upgrade Mezzanine API to the latest version, use pip:

pip install -U mezzanine-api

You can determine your currently installed version using pip freeze:

$ pip freeze | grep mezzanine-api

Version 0.7.1 (2018-10-10)


  • Add compatibility with Django v2

Version 0.7.0 (2018-10-08)

This release brings a number of new features as well as adding compatibility for newer versions of dependencies and dropping support for older dependencies.

What's New

  • Add support for custom user models
  • List child pages at page endpoint
  • Support filtering pages by title
  • Support filtering posts by multiple categories


  • Add compatibility for Mezzanine 4.3.x
  • Add middleware compatibility for Django v1.11+
  • Add compatibility for django-oauth-toolkit version 1.1.2+
  • Add compatibility for django-filter v2+
  • Update test environment to reflect updated dependencies
  • Fix deprecation warnings from Mezzanine and Django


  • Change license from BSD to MIT
  • Drop support for older versions of dependencies
  • Drop support for Python 2 (no longer tested on Python 2, but may still run)

Version 0.6.1 (2017-10-30)

  • Fix published blog posts queryset not updating
  • Fix errors caused by latest versions of dependencies
  • Update Setup, Tox, and Travis to support latest dependencies
  • Add description field to post endpoint

Version 0.6.0 (2017-01-30)

  • Add gallery_items resource for pages
  • Add support for latest Django Filters (v1)
  • Add support for latest Swagger (v2)
  • Update Tox and Travis for latest dependencies

Version 0.5.0 (2016-04-15)

  • Add API middleware (support CORS)
  • Switch from Page Number to Limit Offset Pagination
  • Add project_template for easy API project creation
  • Add Material theme
  • Add Order By filter
  • Fix blog post Field filter
  • Update default settings
  • Advise importing mezzanine_api.settings prior to in Mezzanine's, as per revised installation docs

Version 0.4.2 (2016-03-14)

  • Fix Issue #3: KeyError: 'context'

Version 0.4.1 (2016-03-07)

  • Add logic for updating blog post categories
  • No longer require title and content fields when updating a blog post
  • Remove dependency on reverse URLs of Mezzanine views when deploying Mezzanine only as an API backend
  • Add tests for creating and updating blog post categories
  • Tidy up API template

Version 0.4.0 (2016-03-02)

  • Add superuser write access (POST and PUT) for blog posts
  • Add support for Mezzanine 4.1.0, Django 1.9, and latest versions of other dependencies
  • Switch test suite from factory to client based tests
  • Add tests for blog posts
  • Update docs

Version 0.3.0 (2015-05-17)

  • Add superuser write access (POST and PUT) for categories
  • Add site endpoint
  • Add themes
  • Update filters
  • Update permission handling and security
  • Update settings
  • Expose more model fields to API