do not use __unicode__

Metadata

ID: python-django/no-unicode-on-models

Language: Python

Severity: Warning

Category: Best Practices

Description

Do not use __unicode__ on Django models. The field __unicode__ is used for Python 2. Use __str__ instead, __str__ is used with Python 3.

Non-Compliant Code Examples

class Person(models.Model):
    
    def __unicode__(self):  # do not define __unicode__, define __str__
       pass

Compliant Code Examples

class Person(models.Model):
    
    def __str__(self):
       "person"