Install latest stable version into your python path using pip or easy_install:
pip install --upgrade django-crispy-forms
If you want to install development version (unstable), you can do so doing:
pip install django-crispy-forms==dev
Add crispy_forms to your INSTALLED_APPS in settings.py:
INSTALLED_APPS = ( ... 'crispy_forms', )
Since version 1.1.0 of django-crispy-forms has built-in support for two different CSS frameworks, known as template packs within django-crispy-forms:
If your form CSS framework is not supported, you can create a template pack for it and submit a pull request in github. You can easily switch between both using CRISPY_TEMPLATE_PACK setting variable, setting it to bootstrap or uni_form.
You will need to include the proper media files, depending on what CSS framework you are using. This might involve one or more CSS and JS files. Read CSS framework’s docs for help on how to set it up.
Uni-form files are composed of two CSS files and one JS library based on jQuery. Uni-form’s JS library provides some nice interactions, but you will need to link a copy of jQuery. Preferably you should use a version hosted on Google’s CDN servers since the user’s browser might already have it cached.
For linking Uni-form static files add the proper lines to your HTML head. This is an example on how to do it if you are using STATIC_URL: