Welcome to pytest-flask’s documentation!

Pytest-flask is a plugin for pytest that provides a set of useful tools to test Flask applications and extensions.


Install plugin via pip:

pip install pytest-flask

Define your application fixture in conftest.py:

from myapp import create_app

def app():
    app = create_app()
    return app

Now you can use the app fixture in your test suite. You can run your tests with:


User’s Guide

This part of the documentation will show you how to get started in using pytest-flask with your application.