Continuing the discussion from Adding Custom Fields via Plugin Outlet:
I just tried to add a custom setting to
I also reopened the
controllers/preferences/profile.js to add my attribute to
saveAttrNames array in order for my custom attributes to be passed to the
save method of the ember side user model. But with some debugging, I found out that the
user model’s save method simply drops the field if it isn’t already named in
userOptionFields or so with one of those
I’m proposing an API to be able to send that data to the server via the user model itself or if its an intentional design choice, I am looking to understand the rationale behind it or whether there’s a different way to achieve this.
My use case is adding a setting to the
preferences pages via a plugin and saving them with the other preferences using the same
Save Changes button.
I’m aware of the fact that
discourse-cakeday does so but the
date_of_birth field is present in the
userFields array which makes it work.