Django: Getting Started Transcripts
Chapter: Deploying Django Webapps
Lecture: Deployment considerations
0:00 I've said it a few times before, but it bears repeating. The development server isn't hardened and is not meant for anything but development.
0:08 In production Django uses either the WSGI or a WSGI interface to connect to a web server.
0:16 WSGI stands for web server gateway interface and does what the name implies, acting as an interface between your Python code,
0:25 Django in this case and the web server. Think back a couple of chapters where I discussed the various types of content in your project.
0:44 which Django calls media. Each of these is handled a little differently and when you're
0:49 deploying to a production server, you'll need to configure them appropriately.