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Ruby Build a Simple Ruby on Rails Application Customizing Forms Creating Relationships

Stephen Johnson
Stephen Johnson
8,448 Points

Trouble With attr_accessible

I Get an error when i am trying to add user_id to the status.rb! I am on ruby 4 and stuck

NoMethodError in StatusesController#index

2 Answers

I believe I had the similar error. You need to add the gem 'protected_attributes' to your Gemfile.

Denny Ku
Denny Ku
Courses Plus Student 7,437 Points

That's because attr_accessible doesn't work on Rails4 anymore. Those will work on controller. You can try that add these codes to the bottom of "app/controllers/application_controller.rb"

 before_filter :configure_permitted_parameters, if: :devise_controller?

   # Devise using strong parameters . (lazy way!)
   def configure_permitted_parameters
     devise_parameter_sanitizer.for(:sign_up)  { |u| u.permit(:first_name,:last_name,:profile_name,:email, :password) }
     devise_parameter_sanitizer.for(:account_update) { |u| u.permit(:first_name,:last_name,:profile_name,:email, :password) }

and don't forget to change add user_id in the"app/controllers/statuses_controller.rb" Like this:

params.require(:status).permit(:user_id,:name, :content)

This problem really bothers me then, it's hard to figure out how to solve this, but I suggest you can search "Strong Parameter", on "Devise" github page, solve this problem and keep going on, soon you will understand what's going on.