Last modified: Jan 10, 2023 By Alexander Williams
Understand How to Use django HttpResponseRedirect with Examples
Django HttpResponseRedirect is a subclass of HttpResponse that redirects the user to a specific URL.
In this tutorial, we'll cover Django HttpResponseRedirect, so pay attention and let's get started.
1. Using HttpResponseRedirect with examples
Before talking about why we need to use HttpResponseRedirect, let's write a simple view to understand how it's working.
So first, we need to import HttpResponseRedirect:
Let me explain:
We have 2 views index and redirect_user views, and the redirect_user view redirects us to index.
The question now is why we need HttpResponseRedirect?
For example, we want to redirect the user to a specific URL after submitting the form.
2. Django HttpResponseRedirect with Reverse function
If you want to use the URL tag instead of the URL, you should use the reverse function with HttpResponseRedirect.
Let's see an example.
3. How to solve HttpResponseRedirect is not defined
To solve this issue, you simply need to import the subclass like: