How to access user data in an outlet connector hbs?

I am working on a plugin that has to render a notice to some specific users in the top area of the website where notices show up. The plugin outlet that I am trying to override is:
{{plugin-outlet name="top-notices" tagName="" args=(hash currentPath=router._router.currentPath)}}

I am able to get a static version of the connector to work. I created the following file at this path: plugins/discourse-user-throttle/assets/javascripts/discourse/templates/connectors/top-notices/throttle_info.hbs

This line is working file. But the username does not show

The issue I am facing is that the {{{user.username}}} doesn’t username. How can that be done?

I found out using console log that the user is accessible as currentUser:


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Hi, any guidance on how to see the properties of currentUser? I can’t seem to figure out how or where to log/view it. I want to be able to access the currentUser’s name and display it on my page.


If you mean how to log data inside a template, you can use {{log data_here}} and this should show in the browser console.

You can also use the API: api.getCurrentUser().
For example, in the HTML <head> of your theme/component:

<script type="text/discourse-plugin" version="0.8">
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