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Shortcut for smart printing user's full name or username in template

Author:
rudyryk
Posted:
July 19, 2010
Language:
Python
Version:
1.2
Tags:
templatetags username
Score:
0 (after 2 ratings)

{{ user|nice_name }}

is the same as

{{ user.get_full_name|default:user.username }}

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from django import template

@register.filter
def nice_name(user):
    """
    Example::
    
        Hi, {{ user|nice_name }}
    """
    return user.get_full_name() or user.username

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Comments

jnns (on September 5, 2012):

Why not simply use {{ user.get_full_name|default:user.username }}?

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