How to Use Rails button_to Method (With Examples)?

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In Ruby on Rails, the button_to helper generates a form that submits an HTTP request when the button is clicked. To add a class to the form, you can pass the class option in the form of a hash, like this:

<%= button_to "Button text", some_path, method: :post, class: "btn btn-primary" %>

Rails link_to or button_to post request with parameters

#first argument is the simple button text; #the second parameters is an expression of a route, as well as method is used to tell the form to send it is a payload as an HTTP DELETE action
button_to(name = nil, options = nil, html_options = nil, &block) public

Example 1: button in rails

<%= button_to "Remove Profile", image_path(@image), method: :delete %>

Rails button_to vs. HTML Button Tag

Example 2: To do it in rails you should use

<%= button_to "Fresh", { action: "new" }, class: "profile_class", id: "profile_id" %>

It will generate the html code like this:
HTML Code:


Here, "btn btn-primary" is the class that will be added to the generated form. You can replace this with any other class that you want to add.

The button_to helper will generate the following HTML:

I hope you get an idea about button_to with params.
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