The main problem with using the put method is that it requires a value to be passed in as an argument. This can be problematic if you want to use the put method to update a model instance without also updating any associated views or templates. For example, if you want to create a new instance of a model and then update the instance’s name field, you would need to pass in the new name as an argument to the put method:
model = MyModel() model.name = ‘New Name’
If you just want to update the name field without creating a new instance of the model, you can use the update method instead:
model.name = ‘New Name’
In Django, you can use the put method in your views to process form data. The put method is a bit like the post method, but it allows you to specify the HTTP verb that should be used to process the form data. To use the put method, you first need to import it from django.views.generic.edit : from django.views.generic.edit import put Then, you can use it in your view: def my_view(request): if request.method == 'PUT': # do something with the form data return HttpResponse('success!')
Examples of put method
One example of the put method in Django is to save a model instance to a database.
To save a model instance to the database, you would use the put method like this:
put vs post vs get method
The put method in Django is used to create a new object in the database. The post method is used to update an existing object in the database. The get method is used to retrieve an object from the database.