[development] accessing profile data

Augustin (Beginner) drupal.beginner at wechange.org
Mon Oct 9 04:20:02 UTC 2006

On Monday 09 October 2006 12:08 am, Greg Knaddison - GVS wrote:
> "Hidden" profile information is stored in serialized form in
> users.data field.  The real trick comes if you have a field that is
> public and then you change it to hidden: the data will then be split
> between records created and not edited BEFORE the change to hidden,
> which will be in the profile_* tables and the data created or edited
> AFTER the change which will now be in the users.data field.

Thanks Greg for the feedback.
This is a distinction I needed to know.

Now, I know what to be careful about when using profile fields.



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