Version History and Release Notes

Releases of SaaS Pegasus: The Django SaaS Boilerplate are documented here.

Version 0.10.1

This release adds Heroku deployment support. More details can be found in the new deployment guide.

Oct 26, 2020

Version 0.10.0

This is largely a maintenance release with mostly minor updates and fixes, but there are enough library upgrades that it warrants a version bump.

  • Upgrade all Python packages including upgrading to Django 3.1.2
  • Upgrade all npm packages
  • Add a new API for products and metadata at /subscriptions/api/active-products/. Also includes adding some serialization classes and helper functions to subscriptions models. Subscriptions only.
  • Fix a bug where clicking on “Dashboard” didn’t always take you to the right team. Also set team ID in the request session so it can be accessed across requests, and add get_default_team helper function to pull the last/current team from a request. Teams only.
  • Fix default styling of textarea widgets in Django forms
  • Use const and let in subscriptions page JavaScript
  • Add has-vcentered-cells table formatting class to center table rows, and use in teams UI and object lifecyle demos
  • Remove unnecessary subscriptions.sass file when Pegasus is built without subscriptions enabled

Oct 14, 2020

Version 0.9.0

This release is a large overhaul of the React example that ships with Pegasus, including:

  • Add url-routing support. Add/edit URLs now update and are linkable. This also enables back button support
  • Add validation feedback missing / bad data
  • Switch all components from using classes to hooks
  • Split React components out into their own files
  • Better loading UX

Other minor updates:

  • Upgrade Django to 3.0.10 (3.1 support coming soon)
  • Upgrade various JavaScript dependencies
  • Generate random SECRET_KEY for each new installation
  • Upgrade to Bulma 0.9.0
  • Remove some spacing utility classes in favor of the ones that ship with bulma


Existing Pegasus users will need to upgrade the installer to run this.

pip install --upgrade pegasus-installer>=0.0.2

Sep 4, 2020

Version 0.8.3

  • Fix default styling of number inputs in forms.
  • Default ACCOUNT_CONFIRM_EMAIL_ON_GET to True if using email confirmation.
  • Fix issue building front end on certain newer versions of nodejs/npm
  • Upgrade celery-progress from 0.0.10 to 0.0.12

Aug 31, 2020

Version 0.8.2

This release fixes an edge case in the invitation accepting logic that didn’t work if a user left the page and came back later.

Aug 24, 2020

Version 0.8.1

A minor maintenance/bugfix release:

  • Fixed a bug in the invitation workflow that prevented invitations from being accepted when creating accounts with social logins. Note that this requires changing the ACCOUNT_ADAPTER setting to 'apps.teams.adapter.AcceptInvitationAdapter'
  • Make site branding in the navigation stay visible on mobile devices
  • Make it more obvious that settings.SECRET_KEY should be overridden.
  • Upgrade Django to 3.0.9

Aug 21, 2020

Version 0.8.0

Stripe billing portal integration is here!

You can now use Stripe’s new customer portal to manage subscriptions in your app.

Supported operations and configurations include upgrading and downgrading subscriptions, subscription cancellations (both immediately, and at period end), and subscription renewals.

Additional documentation can be found in the subscription docs.

Details and other changes:

  • Added “manage billing” redirect to subscription pages if you have an active subscription, which goes to the Stripe customer portal
  • Added webhook functionality to sync subscription changes and cancellations made via the Stripe portal
  • Removed built-in “Cancel” option and supporting code.
  • Upgraded stripe library to version 2.48.0
  • Removed the .customer field from CustomUser object. Customers are now always accessed via their associated subscriptions.
  • Removed a lot of no-longer-needed code from SubscriptionModelMixin related to accessing subscriptions from the .customer field. References to .stripe_subscription should be changed to simple .subscription on the CustomUser and Team objects.
  • Added avatar to CustomUser admin.
  • Fixed bug where “http://” was incorrectly assigned to the Site.domain object (fixes issues using absolute_url)

July 16, 2020

Version 0.7.4

This is another minor release with mostly small fixes and updates to the front end.

  • Added number formatting of Salary to object demo examples
  • Fixed styling of number form inputs
  • Removed unnecessary imports from assets/index.js
  • Fixed incorrect distinction between dependencies and devDependencies in package.json
  • Upgraded React to 16.13.1
  • Moved React object lifecycle example to a react subfolder
  • Started splitting up React object lifecycle demo into multiple files, and refactoring it to use hooks
  • Renamed React object lifecycle example bundle file from object-lifecycle-bundle.js to react-object-lifecycle-bundle.js
  • Removed unused “bower_components” exclusion in webpack.config.js

July 13 2020

Version 0.7.3

  • Upgraded to Django 3.0.7
  • Fixed display of renewal details in subscription view to work with the latest Stripe Prices API
  • Added ability to resend invitations from the team management page
  • Added sort order to team member list (by email address)
  • Cleaned up teams JavaSript (removed console logging statements, updated whitespace, removed commented code)

June 30 2020

Version 0.7.2

  • Improved styling of Stripe credit card forms in subscriptions and payments examples
  • Fixed bug in subscriptions where not setting a default plan prevented the UI from working
  • Fixed bug where monthly subscriptions would not work if you also had a quarterly or 6-month price configured
  • Changed the order of some examples in examples home page and navigation

June 17 2020

Version 0.7.1

  • Added ability to cancel a Subscription directly on the site. Demo (you have to create a Subscription first)
  • Don’t show password change links if using social authentication (thanks Yaniv!)

June 11, 2020

Version 0.7.0

Pegasus now supports Vue.js!

Version 0.7 adds a Vue.js implementation of the Object Lifecycle demo so you can start with a foundation of either React or Vue.

Minor changes:

  • Added Membership inline admin editing to Teams model (thanks Troels!)
  • Added a few more spacing utility css classes to utilities.sass

June 5, 2020

Version 0.6.1

  • Upgrade requests to version 0.23.0 to fix installation version conflict.

May 26, 2020

Version 0.6.0

This release begins the move of Pegasus’s core functionality out of the “pegasus” app and into the user-defined apps. It’s a relatively big release from a code perspective, although there is very little new / changed in terms of functionality.


The philosophy guiding this change is “your starting code base should be as understandable as possible”.

Historically, Pegasus has attempted to separate “Pegasus-owned” files from “user-owned” files. The thinking behind this structure was that Pegasus upgrades and code merges would be as easy as possible since - in theory - users would not need to modify anything in the “Pegasus-owned” space.

In practice, the line between “Pegasus-owned” and “user-owned” was fuzzy, and customizing an application often required editing files in the “Pegasus-owned” space. So the benefit was not realized.

Furthermore, this split caused the initial codebase to be more confusing, since core functionality was split across two places.


Changes related to the restructure above include:

  • Moved all base templates from templates/pegasus/ to templates/web/
  • Moved team invitation templates from templates/pegasus/email/ to templates/teams/email/
  • Merged pegasus/apps/users and all related code into apps/users
  • Merged pegasus/apps/teams and all related code into apps/teams
  • Removed pegasus/apps/components and moved code to more specific apps - further details below
  • Moved promote_user_to_superuser management command into users app
  • Moved bootstrap_subscriptions management command into subscriptions app
  • Moved google_analytics_id context processor to web app
  • Moved from pegasus app to web app
  • Moved pegasus/utils/ to apps/subscriptions/
  • Added apps.utils and moved most of pegasus.utils there
  • Moved pegasus/ to apps/utils/
  • Moved PegasusBaseModel to apps.utils and renamed to BaseModel
  • Removed unused file (replacing functionality with equivalent functions in djstripe)
  • Removed “Pegasus” from API url names
  • Moved non-example JS imports out of pegasus/Pegasus.js and into App.js
  • Lowercased (and kebab-cased) all JS file names for consistency
  • Moved sass files from assets/styles/pegasus, to assets/styles/app
  • Renamed various layout classes, e.g. pegasus-two-column, pegasus-message, etc. to app-[name]
  • Moved static/images/pegasus/undraw/ folder to static/images/undraw
  • Removed unused pegasus/teams/ file

Other changes and fixes include:

  • Fix accepting an invitation if you’re already signed in
  • Remove subscription-related fields from team and user models if not using subscriptions
  • Only ship base migration files for users and teams, and have applications manage their own migrations
  • Improved checks and error-handling around accepting invitations multiple times
  • Upgraded bulma CSS framework to 0.8.2
  • Upgraded node-sass to 4.14.1
  • Ran npm audit fix to update other JS library dependencies
  • Upgraded pip-tools and other packages in dev-requirements.txt
  • Added backend check to the payments example, to show how to prevent client-side exploits
  • Improve password reset email copy
  • Use $link color in $navbar-item-active-color and $menu-item-active-background-color
  • Externalized styles on progress bar demo

A Note on Database Migrations

Historically, Pegasus has shipped with complete database migrations. However, maintaining a set of migrations for each possible Pegasus configuration or forcing all configurations to use the same DB schema has proven unwieldy. Thus, migrations are now expected to be managed outside of Pegasus.

For new users, the only change is that prior to running ./ migrate for the first time, you must first run ./ makemigrations.

For existing users you can either keep your current migrations folder, or you can run ./ makemigrations and then ./ migrate --fake. If you have changed the user or team models, then you should keep your current folder.

May 19, 2020

Version 0.5.2

  • Fixed default Postgres DB settings (adding host and port)
  • Removed Stripe webhooks from project urls if not using subscriptions
  • Fixed but where subscription and teams templates were still being included even if not enabled for a project
  • upgrade celery-progress to 0.0.10
  • Cleaned up progress bar demo
    • Used javascript cookie library for CSRF token
    • Switched from var to const in a few places
    • Removed debug logging statements

May 7, 2020

Version 0.5.1

Version 0.5.1 is a minor maintenance release with a few minor bug fixes and bits of cleanup:

  • Upgraded Django to 3.0.5
  • Fixed bug where certain input types were getting overridden in Django Forms (thanks Yaniv for reporting!)
  • Fixed bug with Object Lifecycle and Charts demos not working on Team installations (thanks Greg for reporting!)
  • Moved example chart JavaScript to the webpack pipeline and share Api access variables (thanks Greg for the suggestion!)
  • Switch files to use the @admin.register decorator syntax

April 17, 2020

Version 0.5

This is the biggest release to Pegasus since it’s launch. Read below for all the details.


Added the Stripe Subscriptions feature.

Documentation for subscriptions can be found here.

Model changes

  • Added a subscription field to Team and CustomUser objects, and a customer field to CustomUser.
  • Added SubscriptionModelMixin helper class for accessing / checking subscription status on a model.

Javascript build changes

  • Added Pegasus.js and made different modules available in front end code (see subscriptions upgrade page example usage).

Sass / CSS changes

  • Added tooltip utilities.
  • Added a few margin helper classes (e.g. my-1, my-2 )

New Python Library Dependencies

New JavaScript Library Dependencies

Small fixes and changes:

  • Moved app-specific templates from inside the apps to global templates directory as recommended by Two Scoops of Django
  • Remove redundant raw prefix on some path url declarations
  • Reduced some duplicate access to team object when already available via the request object.
  • Made team permission template tags more consistent with rest of site (also allow access to superusers)
  • Removed PEGASUS_USING_TEAMS and pegasus_settings context processor. All config is now handled at installation time instead of by settings variables.
  • Catch Stripe card errors in the payments example
  • Upgraded various npm packages
  • Upgraded Bulma to 0.8.0


  • Added release notes page (this one)
  • Added subscriptions overview page
  • Updated “delete teams code” cookbook to reflect latest team changes (all the backend work is now done for you on installation)

March 30, 2020

Version 0.4 and earlier

Release notes for earlier versions are tracked at