[Fixed]-Where can I override jwt_response_payload_handler method?


Once you create your own handler method you’ll have to change it in the JWT_AUTH setting. Check out the Additional Settings section in the docs.


I found success doing the following:

myapp.view.py file:

def jwt_response_payload_handler(token, user=None, request=None):
    return {
        'token': token,
        'bunny': 'fu fu'

setting.py file:


Implementing the function jwt_response_payload_handler in an arbitrary location, but make sure it is in your python path. For example in this file: myapp.views.py

Then in your settings.py file update the JWT_AUTH dictionary key JWT_RESPONSE_PAYLOAD_HANDLER with the new location of the jwt_response_payload_handler you just created.

Once you grasp what’s going on, you can adapt the solution how you would like. For example, I would not recommend leaving your overridden function in the views.py file. It was just simpler for demonstrating purposes.

Perhaps placing the jwt_response_payload_handler function in a “helper.py” file you create would be a simple solution.



jwt_payload_handler = api_settings.JWT_PAYLOAD_HANDLER
jwt_encode_handler = api_settings.JWT_ENCODE_HANDLER
payload = jwt_payload_handler(user)
token = jwt_encode_handler(payload)

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