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Drew Konopasek
Drew Konopasek
5,055 Points

Link to 'My Profile' page

Hey everyone I am trying to add a link to my ruby application that will go to a current user's profile page that is logged in

<li> <%= link_to "My Profile", profiles_show_path %> </li>

<% if logged_in? %>

When i type rake routes profiles_show is what comes up as the command. However when I add this code I keep getting a page does not exist alert. What do I need to add to this code in order for a current user to be able to look at his or her profile by clicking on the link? Thank you so much!

4 Answers

Maciej Czuchnowski
Maciej Czuchnowski
36,441 Points

You have to pass something as an argument to the profiles_show_path. If you're using Devise, maybe profiles_show_path(current_user) will work, although I never tried that. Also, it depends how your controller looks like.

Drew Konopasek
Drew Konopasek
5,055 Points

Prefix Verb URI Pattern Controller#Action

profiles_show GET /profiles/show(.:format) profiles#show

login GET /login(.:format) user_sessions#new

logout DELETE /logout(.:format) user_sessions#destroy

users GET /users(.:format) users#index

POST /users(.:format) users#create

new_user GET /users/new(.:format) users#new

edit_user GET /users/:id/edit(.:format) users#edit

user GET /users/:id(.:format) users#show

PATCH /users/:id(.:format) users#update

PUT /users/:id(.:format) users#update

DELETE /users/:id(.:format) users#destroy

username_index GET /username(.:format) username#index

POST /username(.:format) username#create

new_username GET /username/new(.:format) username#new

edit_username GET /username/:id/edit(.:format) username#edit

username GET /username/:id(.:format) username#show

PATCH /username/:id(.:format) username#update

PUT /username/:id(.:format) username#update

DELETE /username/:id(.:format) username#destroy

user_sessions POST /user_sessions(.:format) user_sessions#create

new_user_session GET /user_sessions/new(.:format) user_sessions#new

password_resets POST /password_resets(.:format) password_resets#create

new_password_reset GET /password_resets/new(.:format) password_resets#new

edit_password_reset GET /password_resets/:id/edit(.:format) password_resets#edit

password_reset PATCH /password_resets/:id(.:format) password_resets#update

PUT /password_resets/:id(.:format) password_resets#update

views GET /views(.:format) views#index

POST /views(.:format) views#create

new_view GET /views/new(.:format) views#new

edit_view GET /views/:id/edit(.:format) views#edit

view GET /views/:id(.:format) views#show

PATCH /views/:id(.:format) views#update

PUT /views/:id(.:format) views#update

DELETE /views/:id(.:format) views#destroy

root GET / views#index

terms GET /terms(.:format) static_pages#terms

GET /:id(.:format) profiles#show

Drew Konopasek
Drew Konopasek
5,055 Points

Class ProfilesController < ApplicationController

def show

@user = User.find_by_username(params[:id])

if @user
    @views = @user.views.all
    render action: :show

    render file: 'public/404', status: 404, formats: [:html]

end end end

Drew Konopasek
Drew Konopasek
5,055 Points

Hi Maciej I am using Bcrypt for the user system. I have tried (current_user) before and it takes me to a 404 page. I have also tried user_path(current_user), but that takes me to a page that shows all the users settings not his or her actual profile page.