Navigate to your project directory, this should contain a,, and There may also be a few others. For reference, my project name is djangorocks, you will need to replace any references to djangorocks throughout this tutorial.

Type the following into terminal, this creates a new application folder & key files we will be using for our blog.

python startapp blog

You should now have a folder called blog containing 3 files:, and


Open up your, this is located in your project folder. Find INSTALLED_APPS and add 'blog'. You should have something similar to the following;


Django now knows about your new application, all thats left to do is create it.