This will provide route helpers such as +admin_photos_path+, +new_admin_photo_path+ etc.
-To prefix a group of routes, use +:as+ with +scope+:
+To prefix a group of route helpers, use +:as+ with +scope+:
scope "admin", :as => "admin" do
@@ -714,8 +714,20 @@ end
resources :photos, :accounts
+This will generate routes such as +admin_photos_path+ and +admin_accounts_path+ which map to +/admin/photos+ and +/admin/accounts+ respectively.
NOTE: The +namespace+ scope will automatically add +:as+ as well as +:module+ and +:path+ prefixes.
+You can prefix routes with a named parameter also:
+scope ":username" do
+ resources :posts
+This will provide you with URLs such as +/bob/posts/1+ and will allow you to reference the +username+ part of the path as +params[:username]+ in controllers, helpers and views.
h4. Restricting the Routes Created
By default, Rails creates routes for the seven default actions (index, show, new, create, edit, update, and destroy) for every RESTful route in your application. You can use the +:only+ and +:except+ options to fine-tune this behavior. The +:only+ option tells Rails to create only the specified routes: