Renaming resources in Rails

If you’ve got a long model name and it’s ruining your URL paths and making them look terrible you can modify your config/routes.rb file to rename the path and helper routes of the model. The slash is in there to prevent WordPress changing the owners into a smiley face, thanks WordPress.

resources :gyms do
  resources :\owners
  resources :lessons do
   resources :student_lessons, path: "class", as: "class"

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