Flask-wtf recommends using
@csrf.exempt to disable csrf protection for particular routes as in the case of APIs.
Now this is pretty confusing. What does csrf refers to?
If you inspect Flask-wtf you do see a csrf attribute
>>> import flask_wtf >>> dir(flask_wtf) ['CSRFProtect', 'CsrfProtect', 'FlaskForm', 'Form', 'Recaptcha', 'RecaptchaField', 'RecaptchaWidget', '__builtins__', '__cached__', '__doc__', '__file__', '__loader__', '__name__', '__package__', '__p ath__', '__spec__', '__version__', '_compat', 'absolute_import', 'csrf', 'fields', 'form', 'recaptcha', 'validators', 'widgets'] >>>
But it does not mean the above. It means what you defined as csrf.
from flask_wtf.csrf import CSRFProtect csrf = CSRFProtect() @some_blueprint.route("/myendpoint", methods=['POST']) @csrf.exempt def myfunc(): pass
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