Edit Data in Django Unable to show the data

I'm using Django to build a website. Modal bootstrap is what I'm utilizing. All works good for add, and delete data. However, In the Django form, I am unable to appear the data stored in the database for the update. Appreciate your help maybe I did something wrong with my code. I am not sure if my html or modal is correct. Thank you

-->> HTML <<--

                                <!-- Table Header  -->
                                        <th>User ID</th>
                                        <th>First Name</th>
                                        <th>Middle Name</th>
                                        <th>Last Name</th>
                                        <th>Created Date</th>
                                        <th>Modified Date</th>

                                <!-- Table Body  -->
                                    {% for members in member %}
                                        <td>{% if members.role %}{{members.get_role}}{% endif %}</td>
                                            {% if members.status == 1 %}
                                            <button type="button"
                                                class="btn btn-success rounded-pill">{{members.get_status}}</button>
                                            {% elif members.status == 2 %}
                                            <button type="button"
                                                class="btn btn-danger rounded-pill">{{members.get_status}}</button>
                                            {% elif members.status == 3 %}
                                            <button type="button"
                                                class="btn btn-secondary rounded-pill">{{members.get_status}}</button>
                                            {% endif %}

                                            <a href="#" data-toggle="modal" data-target="#viewUserModal{{ members.id }}"><i class='bx bxs-folder-open'
                                                data-toggle="tooltip" title="View"></i></a>
                                            <a href="#" data-toggle="modal" data-target="#editUserModal{{ members.id }}"><i class='bx bxs-edit'
                                                    data-toggle="tooltip" title="Edit"></i></a>
                                            <a href="#" data-toggle="modal" data-target="#deleteModal{{ members.id }}"><i class='bx bx-trash'
                                                    data-toggle="tooltip" title="Delete" ></i></a>

                                    {% include 'includes/modals.html' %}  
                                   {% endfor %}
                                <!-- End of Table Body  -->


-->> Edit Modal <<--

    <div class="modal fade" id="editUserModal{{ members.id }}" role="dialog">
    <div class="modal-dialog">
      <div class="modal-content">
        <div class="modal-header">
            <h4 class="modal-title">Edit User Account</h4>
            <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-hidden="true">
                <i class="fa-solid fa-xmark"></i>
        <div class="modal-body">
          <form action="" method="POST">
            {% csrf_token %}
            <div class="form-group ">
                <label>First Name</label>
            <div class="form-group">
                <label>Middle Name</label>
            <div class="form-group">
                <label>Last Name</label>
            <div class="form-group">
            <div class="form-group">
                <label>Mobile Number</label>
            <div class="form-group">
            <div class="form-group">
                <select class="form-control" id="inputGroupSelect01" name="role" value="{% if members.role %}{{members.get_role}}{% endif %}" required>
                    <option>Select Role</option>
                    <option value="2" {% if members.role == 1 %}{{members.get_role}} selected {% endif %} >Member</option>
                    <option value="2" {% if members.role == 2 %}{{members.get_role}} selected {% endif %} >Admin</option>
                    <option value="3" {% if members.role == 3 %}{{members.get_role}} selected {% endif %}>Super Admin</option>
              <div class="form-group">
                <select class="form-control" id="inputGroupSelect01" name="role" value="{% if members.status %}{{members.get_status}}{% endif %}" required>
                    <option>Select Status</option>
                    <option value="1" {% if members.status == 1 %}{{members.get_status}} selected {% endif %} >Active</option>
                    <option value="2" {% if members.status == 2 %}{{members.get_status}} selected {% endif %}>Deactive</option>
              <input type="button" class="btn btn-secondary" data-dismiss="modal" value="Cancel">
            <input type="submit" class="btn btn-primary" href="{% url 'edit_user' members.id %}" value="Save">

-->> urls.py <<--

urlpatterns = [

    path('userAccounts/edit_user/<user_id>', views.edit_user, name='edit_user'),


-->> forms.py <<--

class UserFormAdmin(forms.ModelForm):
class Meta:
    model = User
    fields = ['first_name', 'middle_name', 'last_name', 'username', 'email', 'mobile_number', 'password']
    labels = {
        'first_name': '',
        'middle_name': '',
        'last_name': '',
        'mobile_number': '',
        'email': '',
        'username': '',
        'password': '',
        'confirm_password': '',

first_name = forms.CharField(widget=forms.TextInput(attrs={'placeholder': 'Jones', 'class': 'form-control', }))
middle_name = forms.CharField(widget=forms.TextInput(attrs={'placeholder': 'A', 'class': 'form-control', }))
last_name = forms.CharField(widget=forms.TextInput(attrs={'placeholder': 'Smith', 'class': 'form-control',}))
mobile_number = forms.CharField(max_length=15, validators=[RegexValidator(
    '^\+[0-9]{1,3}\.?\s?\d{8,13}', message="Phone number must not consist of space and requires country code. eg : +639171234567")],widget=forms.TextInput(attrs={'placeholder': '09123456789', 'class': 'form-control',}),
                                error_messages={'unique': ("Mobile Number already exists.")})

email = forms.CharField(widget=forms.TextInput(attrs={'placeholder': 'jonesmith@gmail.com', 'class': 'form-control',}),
                        error_messages={'unique': ("Email already exists.")},)
username = forms.CharField(widget=forms.TextInput(attrs={'placeholder': 'Jones_Smith31', 'class': 'form-control',}),
                           error_messages={'unique': ("Username already exists.")},)
password = forms.CharField(widget=forms.PasswordInput(attrs={'placeholder': '********', 'class': 'form-control',}))
#password = forms.CharField(validators=[MinLengthValidator(8),RegexValidator('^(?=.*[A-Z])(?=.*[!@#$&*])(?=.*[0-9])(?=.*[a-z])$', message="Password should be a combination of Alphabets and Numbers")], widget=forms.PasswordInput(attrs={'placeholder': '********', 'style': 'width: 460px; '}))
confirm_password = forms.CharField(widget=forms.PasswordInput(attrs={'placeholder': '********', 'class': 'form-control', }))

-->> views.py <<--

def sa_userAccount_admin(request):
member = User.objects.filter(role = 2)
form = UserFormAdmin(request.POST)
context = {
    'form': form,
    'member': member,
return render(request, 'pages/sa_userAccount.html', context)

def edit_user(request, user_id):
member = User.objects.get(pk=user_id)
form = UserFormAdmin(request.POST or None, instance=member)
if form.is_valid():
    return redirect('sa_userAccount')
return render(request, 'pages/sa_userAccount.html', 
    {'members': member,

in your html try to render it like this in your html

{% for member in members %}

Acc to your view you want to retrieve member from members

You can do this using the following steps:

  1. get user input to update an object in HTML Modal
  2. send data using the POST method with object pk
  3. fetch object using received pk
  4. update object in views using setattr(object,field name,value) from POST data
  5. call object.save() method

These steps will update your objects in the database using the partial update technique.

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