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TOPIC: Single Location for Additional User Information ????

Single Location for Additional User Information ???? 7 years 3 months ago #6679

  • MaxTech
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Hey there,

I know some extensions that gather extra user information have their own tables and such in the DB, however this seems like a HUGE waste and duplication of information.

Does anyone know of a methodology or practice available as "Joomla best practice" so we can reduce duplication, have one place for storing information about users, so it is not duplicated across a heap of components/extensions.

Having the one location to store this type of information is not only the way it should be done anyway, it also helps to maintain data integrity AND reduce maintenance/errors.

If anyone can provide some advice on this it would be greatly appreciated (or is this s anew project for Joomla CMS core??).

Thanks, Max
Founder & CEO @ molehill.com.au & successeng.in
Partner @ joostrap.com - Joomla! Website Templates & Responsive Web Design

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