[Fixed]-Django template object type


This is an old question, but FWIW you can do this with a template filter.

def classname(obj):
    return obj.__class__.__name__

Then in your template you can do:

{% with beer|classname as modelclass %}
{% if modelclass == "Domestic" %}US of A
{% elif modelclass == "Import" %}Somewhere else
{% endif %}
{% endwith %}


You’ll have to do it via some sort of method. Why not just write a method like display_location() or something on the model itself and have it return the string which gets rendered there? Then you could just put {{ beer.display_location }} in your template.

Or if you want to go really crazy, write a custom template tag that does what you want, but that’s much more work.

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