XML-RPC Server App for the Django framework.

django, service, xmlrpc
pip install django-xmlrpc==0.1.8


Django XML-RPC

Django_xmlrpc offers a means by which a Django developer can expose their views (or indeed any other function) using XML-RPC.

This is a fork of the original version made by Svetlyak40wt compatible with Django >= 1.8 and Python >= 2.5.

If you want to use django_xmlrpc for an older version of Django or Python, please use an old release.



You could retrieve the last sources from and run the installation script

$ python install

or use pip

$ pip install -e git://


Register django_xmlrpc in your INSTALLED_APPS section of your project' settings.

There are two ways to register methods that you want to handle:

In your project's settings.

XMLRPC_METHODS = (('', 'Method name'),
                  ('', 'Other Method name'),)

In a file called in your application directory.

XMLRPC_METHODS = (('', 'Method name'),
                  ('', 'Other Method name'),)

A registered method should look like this:

from django_xmlrpc.decorators import xmlrpc_func

@xmlrpc_func(returns='string', args=['string'])
def test_xmlrpc(text):
    """Simply returns the args passed to it as a string"""
    return "Here's a response! %s" % str(text)

Finally we need to register the url of the XML-RPC server. Insert something like this in your project's

from django_xmlrpc.views import handle_xmlrpc

url(r'^xmlrpc/$', handle_xmlrpc, name='xmlrpc'),