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Using the Django Admin Interface

Apps can optionally expose their models via Django's built-in administrative interface. This can greatly improve troubleshooting ability, particularly during development. To expose a model, simply register it using Django's admin.register() function. An example file for the above model is shown below:

from django.contrib import admin
from nautobot.apps.admin import NautobotModelAdmin

from .models import Animal

class AnimalAdmin(NautobotModelAdmin):
    list_display = ('name', 'sound')

This will display the app and its model in the admin UI. Staff users can create, change, and delete model instances via the admin UI without needing to create a custom view.

Nautobot app in the admin UI