Dec 09

Date published: 12-9-2013

Rails version: 4.0.0

URLs and readability

One consideration when creating web sites with Rails that a developer should consider is how easy it is to navigate the site. One convention Rails uses for URLs is to have a path that includes the name of the class from the model along with the id of whichever specific item we want to look at. This is great for Rails as it makes it obvious which item we want to search for in our model, but from a human readability standpoint it’s not that great. This tutorial will show you what to add to your application to make your URLs more readable.

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Pretty URLs

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