I'm working on a small project and I have a user profile page.
This page has a variable called user. This variable contains the user object of the current profile page. The logged in user object is accessible with request.user
If you just print the user object it will return the username because the model returns this in the
What is the best way to compare if the user profile belongs to the current user?
I could just write
if user == request.user
But what if django changes the return value of the
or I could write
if user.username == request.user.username
if user.id == request.user.id
if user == request.user: is the correct way. Comparison is based on database primary keys, not on string representations. Django docs: https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/2.0/topics/db/queries/#comparing-objects