Now that you have started a solid admin area in your Ruby on Rails program, you should look to the public side of your system. Using a layout named public, you'll discover how to create an action index displaying a template and text that becomes the default index page for your site. This video will teach you how to add content in the admin area to be accessed by the public area without logging into the system.
…By now we have a good admin area started.…So let's shift our focus to the public side of our CMS.…Where visitors to our site will view the…site content that we enter in the admin area.…Here's our plan.…We're going to create a public controller.…And it's going to use a new layout called public.…It's not going to require any user authentication.…You obviously don't need to be logged in to browse our site content.…We're going to have an action called index.…It's going to display a template that just has a simple introductory text.…We're going to make sure that, that index page and…that introductory text is the default route for our site.…
So if we don't enter any controller action or anything else after it…we just go the URL, it will take us to this public introductory page.…And then, we're also going to have a show action.…That's what's going to actually do the…work of displaying the different page content.…The route for that is going to be…localhost:3000/show/ and then some-page-permalink that we provide there.…
- Why use Ruby on Rails?
- Installing Ruby on Rails on Mac and Windows
- Rendering templates and redirecting requests
- Generating and running database migrations
- Creating, updating, and deleting records
- Understanding association types
- Using layouts, partials, and view helpers
- Incorporating assets using asset pipeline
- Validating form data
- Authenticating users and managing user access
- Architecting RESTful applications
- Debugging and error handing
Skill Level Intermediate
1. What Is Ruby on Rails?
2. Installing Ruby on Rails on a Mac
3. Installing Ruby on Rails on a Windows Machine
4. Getting Started
5. Controllers, Views, and Dynamic Content
6. Databases and Migrations
7. Models, ActiveRecord, and ActiveRelation
9. Controllers and CRUD
10. Layouts, Partials, and View Helpers
13. Data Validation
14. User Authentication
15. Improving the Simple CMS
16. REST and RESTful Routes
17. Debugging and Error Handling
18. Introducing More Advanced Topics
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