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Ruby

Jon Moss
Jon Moss
1,150 Points

Form & URL Parameters

Hi, I am trying to use URL parameters as well as the Rails form fields...

Controller:

def new
    @entry = Entry.new(name: params[:name]) 
  end
def create
    @entry = Entry.new(entry_params)
      if @entry.save
        redirect_to @entry, notice: 'Entry was successfully created.'
      else
       render :new
    end
  end

EX: Entry model has entry_type:string, so --> domain.com/entries/new?name=test

How do I include entry_params and (name: params[:name]) in the create action?

Kenan Memis
Kenan Memis
47,314 Points

Hi,

You are saying you're model has an attribute entry_type:string but I did not understand what do you want to do with :name?

Could you be more specific about the name parameter? What do you exactly want to do with it?

1 Answer

What does your form look like? Are you using form_for ? <%= form_for(@entry) do |f| %>

if so then you should be able to do this: @entry = Entry.new( params[:entry])

Chris