I am using a content type named application

There are some fields I like to map to the users profile to use them with panels.

For example there are fields called:

  • name -->textfield
  • nickman-->textfield
  • birthday--> date
  • about-->text with summery
  • etc

Now I would like to map the content of these fields to the same fields used in the users profile to display the information the users had entered in their applications.

How could I do that? Where to start to find more about field mappings?

Thank you guys and gals!

1 Answer 1


If you want the content of the fields in application to be saved in the user entity, I can think of a couple of approaches:

  1. Use Rules module to copy the values to the user entity when the application content is saved.

  2. Write a custom module and use hook_node_update() to add the values to the user entity.

  • The rules approach is working perfectly. Thanks!
    – Josh
    Sep 11, 2015 at 14:42

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