Got AttributeError when attempting to get a value for field `name` on serializer `BusinessSerializer`

I am getting this error. when trying to save a record using rest

AttributeError at /business/ Got AttributeError when attempting to get a value for field name on serializer BusinessSerializer. The serializer field might be named incorrectly and not match any attribute or key on the User instance. Original exception text was: 'User' object has no attribute 'name'.

why is trying to find name field on user object when business object already has that field

class BusinessViewSet(viewsets.ModelViewSet):
    serializer_class = BusinessSerializer
    queryset = Business.objects.all()
    def create(self,request):
        serializer = BusinessSerializer(
        if serializer.is_valid():
            return Response(
        return Response(serializer.errors)


    def post(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
        serializer = self.get_serializer(
        businessRecord =
        return Response({
            "business": BusinessSerializer(businessRecord, context=self.get_serializer_context()).data,

class Business(models.Model):
    businessOwner = models.OneToOneField(User,blank=True,null=True,on_delete=models.CASCADE) # first name, last name, username, email, password etc. present in this model
    name = models.TextField()
    mobileNumber = PhoneField(help_text='Mobile Number')
    businessLocation = models.PointField()
    created = models.DateTimeField(auto_now_add=True)
    businessType = models.CharField(max_length = 30,choices = BUSINESS_TYPE_CHOICES,default = 'Business')
    address = models.TextField()
    businessCategory = models.ManyToManyField(Category, related_name='Bcategory', blank=True)
    hashTags = models.ManyToManyField(HashTag, related_name='Bhashtag', blank=True)
    socialMediaAccountLink = models.URLField(max_length=400, blank=True,null=True)
    socialMediaType = models.CharField(max_length=30, choices=SOCIAL_MEDIA_TYPE_CHOICES, default='Instagram')

    class Meta:
        indexes = [
            models.Index(fields=['businessLocation', 'businessType','name','businessOwner']),

class BusinessOwnerSerializer(serializers.ModelSerializer):
    class Meta:
        model = User
        fields = ('username', 'email', 'password','first_name','last_name')
        extra_kwargs = {'username': {'allow_null': True,'allow_blank': True},
                        'email': {'allow_null': True,'allow_blank': True},
                        'password': {'allow_null': True,'allow_blank': True},
                        'first_name': {'allow_null': True,'allow_blank': True},
                        'last_name': {'allow_null': True,'allow_blank': True}}

class BusinessSerializer(serializers.ModelSerializer):
    offers = serializers.SerializerMethodField('get_offers', allow_null=True)
    posts = serializers.SerializerMethodField('get_reviewposts', allow_null=True)
    medias = serializers.SerializerMethodField('get_business_media', allow_null=True)
    Owner = BusinessOwnerSerializer(allow_null=True)
    def get_offers(self,request):
        if request=="GET":
            offers = Offer.objects.filter(business=self)
            serializer = OfferSerializer(instance=offers, context=self.context, many=True, read_only=True)

    def get_reviewposts(self,request):
        if request == "GET":
            posts = Post.objects.filter(business=self).filter(postType='Review')
            serializer = PostSerializer(instance=posts, context=self.context, many=True, read_only=True)

    def get_business_media(self,request):
        if request == "GET":
            media = BusinessMedia.objects.filter(business=self).filter(postType='Review')
            serializer = BusinessMediaSerializer(instance=media, context=self.context, many=True, read_only=True)

    class Meta:
        model = Business
        extra_kwargs = {'password': {'write_only': True},'Owner': {'allow_null': True,'allow_blank': True}}
        #fields = "__all__"
        exclude = ["businessOwner"]
    def create(self, validated_data):
        if validated_data['Owner']['username'] != '':
            user = User.objects.create_user(validated_data['Owner']['username'], email= validated_data['Owner']['email'], password= validated_data['Owner']['password'])
            return user
        return User()

i tried finding relevant solutions none worked

I don't know if it's relevant. But you shouldn't be returning User instances from BusinessSerializer.create. It should be returning Business instances (e.g. look at this). It could be that Django is trying to serialize a User instance into a Business instance and failing with a weird error message. I'd start from there and see where that gets you.

Also, Django offers tracebacks that could help in your case. Try taking a look at that, or posting it here for reference.

Moreover, you can use a debugger and see what data you have accessible in your create method. Just add an import pdb; pdb.set_trace() statement and try creating a record as you previously did. You'll see what's going on.

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