How to auto insert the current user when creating an object in django admin?

Just in case anyone is looking for an answer, here is the solution i’ve found here:

To summarize:
He had an Essay table as follows:

from django.contrib.auth.models import User

class Essay(models.Model):
    title = models.CharField(max_length=666)
    body = models.TextField()
    author = models.ForeignKey(User, null=True, blank=True)

where multiuser can create essays, so he created a admin.ModelAdmin class as follows:

from myapplication.essay.models import Essay
from django.contrib import admin

class EssayAdmin(admin.ModelAdmin):
    list_display = ('title', 'author')
    fieldsets = [
        (None, { 'fields': [('title','body')] } ),

    def save_model(self, request, obj, form, change):
        if getattr(obj, 'author', None) is None:
   = request.user

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