[Solved]-How to access user names and profiles with django-allauth


A SocialAccount model instance is available for users who signed up using their social account.

In your template, you can simply write:

Avatar URL: {{ user.socialaccount_set.all.0.get_avatar_url }}
UID: {{ user.socialaccount_set.all.0.uid }}
Date Joined: {{ user.socialaccount_set.all.0.date_joined}}
Last Login: {{ user.socialaccount_set.all.0.last_login}}

And for Full Name: {{ user.socialaccount_set.all.0.extra_data.name }}

For more information: Django allauth source


If you look at django-allauth source https://github.com/pennersr/django-allauth/blob/master/allauth/socialaccount/models.py#L7

This is an abstract model that represents all the methods all other specific service models have. Thus you could write

<p>You're logged in with {{ user.get_provider }} as {{ user }}.</p>
<img src="{{ user.get_avatar_url }}" />


you can make for loop in set of socialaccount within foreignkey to user class, in the template it’s something like below :

{% for account in user.socialaccount_set.all %}

 {% comment %} show avatar from url {% endcomment %}
 <h2 style="text-transform:capitalize;">{{ account.provider }} account data</h2>

 <p><img width="50" height="50" src="{{ account.get_avatar_url }}"/></p>

 <p>UID: <a href="{{ account.extra_data.link }}">{{ account.uid }}</a></p>

 <p>Username: {{ account.extra_data.username }}</p>

  <p>First Name: {{ account.extra_data.first_name }}</p>

  <p>Last Name: {{ account.extra_data.last_name }}</p>

  <p>Dashboard Link: 
  <a href="{{ account.extra_data.link }}">{{ account.extra_data.link }}</a></p>
  {% empty %}
  <p>you haven't any social account please</p>
{% endfor %}


So i got stock here too yesterday, i have gone round the internet for solution but none was looking as understandable as what i came up with…
After installation and configuration of the allauth package, i did the following:

  1. create a signal.py file in app directory

  2. Inside your venv locate the allauth package

  3. Then navigate to allauth/socialaccount/models.py

  4. This way you can have a better understanding on how to grab models from the allauth package or call other functions and classes

  5. In app/signal.py do this:

     from django.db.models.signals import post_save;p0-
     from django.dispatch import receiver
     from .models import Profile
     from allauth.socialaccount.models import SocialAccount# step 3 made this possible
     from django.contrib.auth.models import User
     @receiver(post_save, sender = SocialAccount)
     def create_profile(sender, instance, created, **kwargs):
        if created:
           # Grabbing data from social account to create profile for that user
        # Do something else

You see that the sender of the signal is the model "SocialAccount", because this model is always created during authentication, then grab the field "extra_data" which is a dictionary and then the key "[‘picture’]" from the JSON object in the field "extra_data"… I hope this works for you. Thank you

This way you are able to grab the values of the picture and also assign the user with a profile

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