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Generating the Devise Views Error


I attempted to update the app/models/user.rb file. The user.rb file did not contain the following code which I added:

Setup accessible (or protected) attributes for your model

attr_accessible :email, :password, :password_confirmation, :remember_me, :first_name, :last_name, :profile_name # attr_accessible :title, :body

I then received the following error in my browser:

RuntimeError attr_accessible is extracted out of Rails into a gem. Please use new recommended protection model for params(strong_parameters) or add protected_attributes to your Gemfile to use old one.

Extracted source (around line #8): 6 7 8 9 10 11

# Setup accessible (or protected) attributes for your model attr_accessible :email, :password, :password_confirmation, :remember_me, :first_name, :last_name, :profile_name # attr_accessible :title, :body

Application Trace | Framework Trace | Full Trace app/models/user.rb:8:in <class:User>' app/models/user.rb:1:in<top (required)>' config/routes.rb:2:in block in <top (required)>' config/routes.rb:1:in<top (required)>'

I am stuck on what is meant by using the protection model or adding the 'protected_attributes' to the Gemfile.

Any ideas?

3 Answers

Hi Daniel - thanks, yes I'm using Rails 4.0.0

Daniel Terreros
Daniel Terreros
Courses Plus Student 6,178 Points

attr_accessible is no longer used in rails 4.

Strong Parameters for rails 4 is not covered in a video, here is a thread I'm in with two ways of doing it

You can check my code out at VanDanny on github. (The project name is BUZZ KC).