Modify account.models.Account to include custom fields #60

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bdoering opened this Issue Jan 28, 2013 · 2 comments

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I would like to include django-user-accounts as an external requirement to a new project, but still be able to add custom fields to the Account model (besides the existing user, timezone and language fields). How would I go about that? I suppose that I will have to subclass the Account, SignupForm and SignupView (overwriting create_account()) classes? Or would it be easier to just copy over the code from django-user-accounts and modify it directly within my own project?

Thanks for any insights!

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ghost commented Feb 3, 2013

I have the same issue. It would be great if somebody could tell about good pratcise to do that.

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brosner commented Jan 14, 2014

There isn't much in the way of allowing this at the Django-level. However, in Django 1.5 the ability to define your own User model was added. This should solve this exact issue. I am going to close this in favor of using a custom user model.

Edit: I'd like to point out that DUA now supports custom user models as of 65cc7cd

brosner closed this Jan 14, 2014

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