center Filter


Argument: n (required) – The width of the field in number of characters, in which to center the value.


Alignment filters add whitespace on one or both sides of the value.


company = 'Webucator'


{{ "company|center:20" }}


"     Webucator      "

In a browser, whitespace is condensed, so the output would be:

" Webucator "


As whitespace is condensed by default in HTML pages, alignment filters wouldn’t affect the output unless the text is within a pre element or CSS is used to prevent whitespace from being condensed. However, Django can be used to create non-HTML documents as well. In such documents, formatting with whitespace might make more sense.

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This page last updated on Sept. 16, 2020, 7:34 p.m. EST