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scope

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scope(*args) public

Used to scope a set of routes to particular constraints.

Take the following route definition as an example:

  scope :path => ":account_id", :as => "account" do
    resources :projects
  end

This generates helpers such as account_projects_path, just like resources does. The difference here being that the routes generated are like /rails/projects/2, rather than /accounts/rails/projects/2.

Supported options

:module
If you want to route /posts (without the prefix /admin) to Admin::PostsController, you could use
  scope :module => "admin" do
    resources :posts
  end
:path
If you want to prefix the route, you could use
  scope :path => "/admin" do
    resources :posts
  end

This will prefix all of the posts resource’s requests with ’/admin’

:as
Prefixes the routing helpers in this scope with the specified label.
  scope :as => "sekret" do
    resources :posts
  end

Helpers such as posts_path will now be sekret_posts_path

[:shallow_path]

  Prefixes nested shallow routes with the specified path.

  scope :shallow_path => "sekret" do
    resources :posts do
      resources :comments, :shallow => true
    end

  The +comments+ resource here will have the following routes generated for it:

    post_comments    GET    /sekret/posts/:post_id/comments(.:format)
    post_comments    POST   /sekret/posts/:post_id/comments(.:format)
    new_post_comment GET    /sekret/posts/:post_id/comments/new(.:format)
    edit_comment     GET    /sekret/comments/:id/edit(.:format)
    comment          GET    /sekret/comments/:id(.:format)
    comment          PUT    /sekret/comments/:id(.:format)
    comment          DELETE /sekret/comments/:id(.:format)
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