Seamlessly integrate pydantic models in your Sphinx documentation.

You love pydantic ❤ and you want to
document your models and configuration settings with sphinx?

Perfect, let's go. But wait, sphinx' autodoc
does not integrate too well with pydantic models 😕.

Don't worry - just pip install autodoc_pydantic ☺.


  • 💬 provides default values, alias and constraints for model fields
  • 🔗 adds hyperlinks between validators and corresponding fields
  • 📃 includes collapsable model json schema
  • 🏄 natively integrates with autodoc and autosummary extensions
  • 📎 defines explicit pydantic prefixes for models, settings, fields, validators and model config
  • 📋 shows summary section for model configuration, fields and validators
  • 👀 hides overloaded and redundant model class signature
  • 📚 sorts fields, validators and model config within models by type
  • 🍀 Supports pydantic >= 1.5.0 and sphinx >= 3.4.0

Comparison between autodoc sphinx and autodoc pydantic


To see those features in action, jump over to the example documentation to compare
the appearance of standard sphinx autodoc with autodoc_pydantic.