[Hippo-cms7-user] Forms

Ard Schrijvers a.schrijvers at onehippo.com
Tue Oct 11 11:24:42 CEST 2011

On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 11:19 AM, d.clayton <d.clayton at lukkien.com> wrote:
> Hi Ard,
> Thanks for the hint for getting the root node - I like that much more.
> To be honest, I'm not 100% comfortable manipulating hipposys:users directly
> in the repository either - I always think that if I'm programming within a
> framework then I should use the framework's API as much as possible.
> Unfortunately I just haven't been able to find any information on how to do
> this. So, to avoid me skating on thin ice and plunging into the freezing
> water below, how do I programmatically create a Hippo user? Also, is it

I am not sure if there exists workflow for it you can use. If not, the
only way to do it is through direct jcr calls if you need to modify it
outside the cms. Perhaps someone else can chime in

Regards Ard

> possible to add properties to the Hippo user type? (I get 'that node is
> protected' trying to add a property myself using the cms console). Can I
> extend it somehow perhaps?
> Another approach I've considered and partly written some code to do is to
> link a hipposys:user to a 'UserProfileDocument' which will contain the extra
> fields we need. Would this be a more sensible way of doing it?
> Thanks for your responses,
> Dave
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