FOSUserBundle Integration

Installing the Bundle #

The installation procedure of the FOSUserBundle is described in the main Symfony docs

You can:

If you are using the API Platform Standard Edition, you will need to enable the form services in the symfony framework configuration options:

# api/config/packages/framework.yaml
framework:
    form: { enabled: true }
# api/config/packages/framework.yaml
framework:
    form: { enabled: true }

Creating a User Entity with Serialization Groups #

Here’s an example of declaration of a Doctrine ORM User class. There’s also an example for a Doctrine MongoDB ODM. You need to use serialization groups to hide some properties like plainPassword (only in read) and password. The properties shown are handled with normalizationContext, while the properties you can modify are handled with denormalizationContext.

Create your User entity with serialization groups:

<?php
// api/src/Entity/User.php
namespace App\Entity;

use ApiPlatform\Metadata\ApiResource;
use Doctrine\ORM\Mapping as ORM;
use FOS\UserBundle\Model\User as BaseUser;
use FOS\UserBundle\Model\UserInterface;
use Symfony\Component\Serializer\Annotation\Groups;

#[ORM\Entity]
#[ORM\Table(name: 'fos_user')]
#[ApiResource(
    normalizationContext: ['groups' => ['user']],
    denormalizationContext: ['groups' => ['user', 'user:write']],
)]
class User extends BaseUser
{
    #[ORM\Id, ORM\Column, ORM\GeneratedValue]
    protected ?int $id = null;

    #[Groups("user")]
    protected string $email;

    #[ORM\Column(nullable: true)] 
    #[Groups("user")]
    protected string $fullname;

    #[Groups("user:write")]
    protected string $plainPassword;

    #[Groups("user")]
    protected string $username;

    public function setFullname(?string $fullname): void
    {
        $this->fullname = $fullname;
    }

    public function getFullname(): ?string
    {
        return $this->fullname;
    }

    public function isUser(?UserInterface $user = null): bool
    {
        return $user instanceof self && $user->id === $this->id;
    }
}
<?php
// api/src/Entity/User.php
namespace App\Entity;

use ApiPlatform\Metadata\ApiResource;
use Doctrine\ORM\Mapping as ORM;
use FOS\UserBundle\Model\User as BaseUser;
use FOS\UserBundle\Model\UserInterface;
use Symfony\Component\Serializer\Annotation\Groups;

#[ORM\Entity]
#[ORM\Table(name: 'fos_user')]
#[ApiResource(
    normalizationContext: ['groups' => ['user']],
    denormalizationContext: ['groups' => ['user', 'user:write']],
)]
class User extends BaseUser
{
    #[ORM\Id, ORM\Column, ORM\GeneratedValue]
    protected ?int $id = null;

    #[Groups("user")]
    protected string $email;

    #[ORM\Column(nullable: true)] 
    #[Groups("user")]
    protected string $fullname;

    #[Groups("user:write")]
    protected string $plainPassword;

    #[Groups("user")]
    protected string $username;

    public function setFullname(?string $fullname): void
    {
        $this->fullname = $fullname;
    }

    public function getFullname(): ?string
    {
        return $this->fullname;
    }

    public function isUser(?UserInterface $user = null): bool
    {
        return $user instanceof self && $user->id === $this->id;
    }
}

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