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Turn user name into a link directing to their profile?

How can I turn the user name into a link which redirects people to their profile? I was able to do it on my 'All Users' page however the same code does not work for my 'Explore' page which houses all users posts.

I would like to turn this line of code into a link redirecting people to the users profile page.

    <strong><%= post.user.name if post.user %></strong>

This is the code I used on my 'All Users' page however, it does not work for my index page.

  <% user = @post.user %>
  <p><strong><%= link_to(user.name, user_path(user)) if @post.user %></strong></p>

Post / Index

 <div class="page-header">
   <center><strong><h1> Explore Page </h1></strong></center>

   <% if user_signed_in? %>
     <center><%= link_to 'New Post', new_post_path, class: "btn btn-danger btn-lg active" %></center>
   <% end %>  

   <div id="posts" class="transitions-enabled">
       <% @posts.each do |post| %>

    <div class="box panel panel-default">
      <%= link_to image_tag(post.image.url(:medium)), post %>
      <div class="panel-body">
      <%= post.description %><br/>
      <strong><%= post.user.name if post.user %></strong>

      <% if post.user == current_user %>
        <div class="actions">
        <%= link_to edit_post_path(post) do %>
        <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-edit"></span>
          <% end %>
        <%= link_to post, method: :delete, data: { confirm: 'Are you sure?' } do %>
        <span class="glyphicon glyphicon-trash"></span>
          <% end %>
       <% end %>
  <% end %>

 <div class="center">
  <%= will_paginate @posts, renderer: BootstrapPagination::Rails %>

1 Answer

Maciej Czuchnowski
Maciej Czuchnowski
36,441 Points

I can't say for sure if I don't have your full code for testing on my machine, but I would try something like this:

<strong><%= link_to(post.user.name, user_path(post.user)) if post.user %></strong>

Thank you!! I tried something similar however, I forgot to add 'post' within the (post.user).