Thanks Xavier

On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 1:02 PM, Xavier Paniello <pezba...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi tangoward15,
>
> Django will use auth.User as the user model in the system, unless you
> change AUTH_USER_MODEL = RegUser in settings.py
>
> Be carefull, to change the user model has some particularities you can
> read in docs (warning section):
> https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/2.0/ref/settings/#auth-user-model
>
> Other option to extend auth.User is a model with a one2one field related
> to auth.User, or a proxy model:
> https://simpleisbetterthancomplex.com/tutorial/2016/07/22/how-to-
> extend-django-user-model.html
>
> Salut!
>
>
> El diumenge, 18 febrer de 2018 15:23:53 UTC+1, tangoward15 va escriure:
>>
>> @Mukul Agrawal,
>>
>> thanks, i'll read this.
>>
>>
>> @Xavier,
>>
>> the model in forms.py, does it mean it will use the RegUser class from
>> the models.py? Sorry, I am confuse.
>>
>> On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 9:41 PM, Mukul Agrawal <amuk...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> The answer on this link can also help you in why and when to use
>>> get_user_model().
>>> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/24629705/django-using-
>>> get-user-model-vs-settings-auth-user-model
>>>
>>>
>>> On Feb 18, 2018 4:11 AM, "tango ward" <tango...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I am playing around with user registration. I came across a code where
>>> the get_user_model() was assigned to a model in Meta class inside a form. I
>>> was just wondering, what is the benefit of using the get_user_model() as
>>> Model in a form instead of importing a class from models.py then use that
>>> class as model of the form and when should I use it?
>>>
>>> models.py
>>> class RegUser(User):
>>>
>>>     def __str__(self):
>>>         return self.username
>>>
>>> forms.py
>>>
>>> class UserCreateForm(UserCreationForm):
>>>
>>>     class Meta:
>>>         fields = ('username', 'password1', 'password2')
>>>         model = get_user_model()
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Jarvis
>>>
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