Roman Kozinets Roman Kozinets -3 years ago 312
Python Question

How to add extra fields to django registration form?

I have a registration form which generates in view. Now I need to add some fields from other model. How should I change view to add fields from another model?

Here is my view code:

def register(request):
""" User registration """
if auth.get_user(request).username:
return redirect('/')

context = {}
context['form'] = UserCreationForm()
if request.POST:
newuser_form = UserCreationForm(request.POST)
if newuser_form.is_valid():
newuser = auth.authenticate(username=newuser_form.cleaned_data['username'],
auth.login(request, newuser)
return redirect('/')
context['form'] = newuser_form

return render(request, 'user_auth/user_auth_register.html', context)

Answer Source

Something like this should help you:

from django import forms
from django.contrib.auth.models import User
from django.contrib.auth.forms import UserCreationForm

class UserCreateForm(UserCreationForm):
    extra_field = forms.CharField(required=True)

    class Meta:
        model = User
        fields = ("username", "extra_field", "password1", "password2")

    def save(self, commit=True):
        user = super(UserCreateForm, self).save(commit=False)
        user.extra_field = self.cleaned_data["extra_field"]
        if commit:
        return user

Basically, extending UserCreationForm and adding an extra field. Also, save it in the save() method.

Hope it helps.

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