plural/singular controller name

I know that using plural for controllers name is the right way in Ruby, but in some cases using singular for controllers name is more appropriately. For example

I think you get what I mean. So which are the best practices of using singular for controllers names ?

Any example will be appreciated !


If you don't need the whole scaffolding, for example you probably have no admin model, then you can just generate a controller with a singular name.

rails g controller admin

Then, you need to take care of the routing.

match 'admin/login' => 'admin#login'

Rails favours convention over configuration, so it means that controllers are ALWAYS using plural, table names also, whereas models are always using singular, with an uppercase at the beginning.

I would strongly advice you to stick to these conventions, that's best practice and in the foundation of the Rails framework

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