Moya 0.5.12 was recently released. Moya is a language and web application server built in Python. You can use Moya to create dynamic sites, such as this one.

You can install Moya with the following command:

pip install moya

Add -U if you already have Moya installed and want to upgrade.

Run the following command to test Moya works on your system:

moya serve .

What's new?

This release includes a number of fixes and new features.

  • Python 3 compatibility fixes.

  • Windows fixes.

  • Multiple media URLs. The media url setting now accepts a list of media URLs, which Moya will cycle through when rendering a page. This is useful if you want to serve your media files over several subdomains, to trick the browser in to making more simultaneous requests.

  • An experimental generic key field was added to models.

  • Added new --slow switch to the runserver command. This switch inserts a small delay before responding to requests, to simulate network latency.

  • moya-pm command. This command can download and install packages from

  • Added a priority attribute to <mount> and a urlpriority attribute to <install> tags. Previously URLs were checked in the order they were defined. Now you can explicitly define the order.

  • Added ability to set the default project from an environment variable. If the MOYA_PROJECT environment variable is set, Moya will use this path in preference to the current working directory.

  • Added moya-srv command. This command allows you manage multiple Moya projects for a single server. Not yet documented, but more info can be found here.

  • Added RSS feeds. You can now use the <feed> and <add-feed-item> tags to serve an RSS feed, as used in the built in Blog application, and the official RSS feed for Moya news.

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