Tag: RubyOnRails

Hierarchical Menu Management with RubyOnRails

March 21, 2022 by Will

Most websites have a set of pages that need to be arranged as a tree, allowing users to drill down into more detailed pages. To manage that in the admin area, it's nice to be able to drag and drop the pages into the tree. Such a fancy feature is pretty... Read More


Adding Embeds to an ActionText Field

February 04, 2022 by Will

When a website requires a lot of custom functionality, we often reach for RubyOnRails rather than something like WordPress or SilverStripe. Rails has a lot of capability that enables us to build CMS features comparable to the best CMS systems. So when you want something unique, you don't have to... Read More


File Management with Rails and Active Storage

December 04, 2018 by Will

With Rails 5 we now have ActiveStorage: built in file management with the framework. This is a fantastic adition to the framework as it standardises file management, instead of relying on 3rd party plugins. ActiveStorage adds two tables to your app that handles all the file details (active_storage_blobs) and the... Read More


Ruby on Rails Administration Systems

October 13, 2017 by Will

A system to please everybody. A good administration tool needs to be a lot of things. It isn't just about basic crud anymore. You need it to be appealing to users so that it's a selling point for the project and users actually use it. It needs to help developers and... Read More



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