Thursday, January 7, 2010

Ruby on Rails Dynamic content blocks using contentfor and yield helpers

In app/views/layouts/application.rhtml design application layout and set some right block. The content in that rightcolumn is dynamically filled by the view
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<%= yield_or_default(yield(:sidebar)) %>

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In app/views/users/index.rhtml you should set the content for rightcolumn for the users page like below
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<% content_for :sidebar do -%>

Sidebar



<% end -%>
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In In app/views/movies/index.rhtml you should set the content for rightcolumn for this movies page like below
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<% content_for :sidebar do -%>
some movies related information you can place here
<% end -%>
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