Stoat aims for convention over configuration, but there are still a few settings required, and a few more available if you need them.

Required Settings

These two settings need to be set for Stoat to work correctly.


This setting defines the templates available for use, as described in the Templating Documentation.


This setting defines the default template, as described in the Templating Documentation.

Optional Settings

These settings are completely optional.


Set this to True if you’re working on Stoat itself. It does the following:

  • Show the PageContent model in the admin interface.
  • Show the Template column in the Page admin listing page.


Set this to True to hide the show_in_nav field in the page admin.

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