What is Django Middleware

Middlewares are hooks to modify Django request or response object. Or In Django, middleware is a plugin that processes during request and response execution. Middleware is used to perform a function in the application. The functions can be a security, session, csrf protection, authentication etc. We can use middleware if we want to modify the request i.e HttpRequest object Or want to modify the HttpResponse object. Django provides various built-in middleware and also allows us to write our own middleware. settings.py file of Django project contains various middleware.
List of middleware in settings.py



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