How to use Partials in Rails

Blair Rorani

February 23, 2021

If you want to keep your code simple and/or reuse a block of code in multiple files, then you can store that code in an html.erb file called a partial.

Create partial 🧩

  1. Go to app > views.
  2. Create a folder called shared.
  3. Create a file to store your code in and name it using the syntax: _[partial].html.erb Insert partial ⬇️

In the file where you want to include the code from a partial, insert the tag
<%= render partial "shared/[partial]%>

View page 👀

You’ll see your page with the code from the partial included.

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