Add a Custom Field for Admin User

Do you need to save more information about your Admin Users? Lets see how you can add a custom field for an Admin User.

All our posts from now one will be based on Magento 2.3 version. In this post we are gonna a create a custom field for an Admin User so we can save the Admin User's telephone number.

Firstly we need to add a new field in the database table admin_user using a the following db_schema.xml.

After that we have to extend the Admin User form to add at the end an new input field for the telephone number. We override the Magento\User\Block\User\Edit\Tab\Main class using a preference like in the di.xml below.

In our overwritten class in the function _prepareForm after calling the parent _prepareForm function we add our telephone number input field.

So now the Admin User form will look like below.

The full example as extension can be found here.

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Till next time!

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