- ID: 506
- Url: https://simpleisbetterthancomplex.com/tutorial/2016/07/22/how-to-extend-django-user-model.html
- Description: The Django’s built-in authentication system is great. For the most part we can use it out-of-the-box, saving a lot of development and testing effort. It fits most of the use cases and is very safe. But sometimes we need to do some fine adjustment so to fit our Web application.
Commonly we want to store a few more data related to our User. If your Web application have an social appeal, you might want to store a short bio, the location of the user, and other things like that.
In this tutorial I will present the strategies you can use to simply extend the default Django User Model, so you don’t need to implement everything from scratch.
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