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Saves the current user with an Aldryn Form for DjangoCMS.

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An extension to the Aldryn Forms plugin that adds a Current User form field type. If there is a valid logged-in user session (request.user), that user’s information will be saved along with the form submission.

When you build your form, you can select to save the user’s:

  • User ID

  • Username

  • Email Address

  • Full Name

A “Current User Email Field” is also available that provides the same funcationality of the Aldryn Forms Email Field, allowing you to send the user who submitted the form an email confirmation.


  1. Install via pip:

    pip install djangocms-currentuser-field
  2. Add to your INSTALLED_APPS (in

    # Optional, if you'd like to use a subclass (1:1 relationship) attached
    # to user for the user id field, specify below
    # Optional, if you'd like to specify a custom fields off the user or
    # sub-user class, set a list of tuples:
        ('canvote', 'Voting Status')
  3. Run migrations:

    python migrate djangocms-current-user
  4. “Current User Field” should now be available as a plugin in the CMS when you build a form!

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