django-silk 5.1.0


Silky smooth profiling for the Django Framework

Silky smooth profiling for the Django Framework

Stars: 4298, Watchers: 4298, Forks: 328, Open Issues: 125

The jazzband/django-silk repo was created 10 years ago and the last code push was 2 days ago.
The project is very popular with an impressive 4298 github stars!

How to Install django-silk

You can install django-silk using pip

pip install django-silk

or add it to a project with poetry

poetry add django-silk

Package Details

Michael Ford
MIT License
GitHub Repo:


  • Internet/WWW/HTTP
  • Internet/WWW/HTTP/Dynamic Content
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Code Examples

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GitHub Issues

The django-silk package has 125 open issues on GitHub

  • Added silk_request_garbage_collect command for out-of-band garbage collection.
  • No module named 'silkauthentication'
  • start dropping python 3.6 from CI
  • Quality of life improvements in Requests tab
  • Hard to integrate with CSP rules in place
  • How to configure EXPLAIN format with silk?
  • .prof files are not cleared
  • Async View Profiling (using Yappi profiler)
  • SILKY_IGNORE_PATHS should ignore path without SCRIPT_NAME path prefix
  • MySQL can deadlock on garbage collection

See more issues on GitHub

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