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ember-redirect

EmberJS redirect addon for Ember-CLI. This addon aims to be a simple and easy way to preform route based redirects with minimal effort.

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Ember Redirect

EmberJS Redirect addon for Ember-CLI. This addon aims to be a simple and easy way to preform route based redirects with minimal effort. The goal is to support legacy links and link-tos which can "redirect" to a new route. You will be still be able to extend off of these "old" routes which should allow building new features much easier then having to start from scratch in a large project. Also looking at your router.js file should easily show you where certain routes will redirect to instead of hiding that inside of mixins as an example.

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Installation

ember install ember-redirect

Usage

const Router = Ember.Router.extend({
  location: config.locationType,
  rootURL: config.rootURL,

  redirects: {
    'sample'        : 'something',
    'testing.index' : 'something',
    'testing.foo'   : 'bar',
    'bar.cat'       : 'testing.foo',
    'account'       : 'user',
    'profile'       : 'user'
  }
});

Router.map(function() {
  this.route('bar');
  this.route('sample'); // will redirect to something
  this.route('something');

  this.route('testing', function() { // will redirect to something
    this.route('foo'); // will redirect to bar

    this.route('bar', function() {
      this.route('cat'); // will redirect to testing.foo
    });
  });

  this.route('user', { path: 'user/:user_id/something/:something' });
  this.route('profile', { path: 'profile/:profile_id/user/:user_id' }); // will redirect to user
  this.route('account', { path: 'account/:account_id/other/:other_id' }); // will redirect to user
});

Dynamic Routes

Dynamic routes are supported and follow two rules:

The first is that if you are redirecting from one route to another and they share a common dynamic segment then those are preserved. As an example we have the following routes:

redirects: {
  'profile' : 'user'
}

...

this.route('user', { path: 'user/:user_id/something/:something' });
this.route('profile', { path: 'profile/:profile_id/user/:user_id' });

Our profile url would be something like this: /profile/1/user/13 and would redirect to the user route of: /user/13/something/1. You can see in this example that both routes share the same :user_id segment and those are mapped together.

The next rule is that once all shared dynamic segments are matched (or there are none) then we simple fall back to doing a 1:1 match. As an example:

redirects: {
  'account' : 'user'
}

...

this.route('user', { path: 'user/:user_id/something/:something' });
this.route('account', { path: 'account/:account_id/other/:other_id' });

Our account url would be something of this form: /account/34/other/17 and would redirect to the user route of: /user/34/something/17. As you can see there are no shared dynamic segments so we just perform a 1:1 mapping where the first segment in account maps to the first segment in user.

External Routes

External routes are supported in the redirects hash. You simply pass the url you want to redirect to as a string. The redirect string must resemble a url.

An external redirect should look like:

redirects: {
  'external' : 'https://github.com/thoov/ember-redirect'
}

...

this.route('external');

Running tests

  • git clone git@github.com:thoov/ember-redirect.git
  • cd ember-redirect
  • yarn
  • ember t
  • Tests are also run on TravisCI

Feedback or Issues

If you have any feedback, encounter any bugs, or just have a question, please feel free to create a github issue or send me a tweet at @thoov.

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