Last modified: June 10, 2021

How to add a custom pagination in Django Admin interface

By default, Django set 100 records per page.
In this tutorial, I will show you how to control your models' pagination.

Custom Django admin pagination

First of all, let's see the model that we want to paginate.


How to add a custom pagination in Django Admin interface

As you can see, we've here 10 records, and we want to show 5 records per page.

To do this, we'll use list_per_page in the admin.py file:


from django.contrib import admin
#models
from .models import Topic

@admin.register(Topic)
class TopicAdmin(admin.ModelAdmin):
    list_per_page = 5

Result:

How to add a custom pagination in Django Admin interface