# Use Avo in an
api_only Rails app
After Avo version 2.9 👇
api_mode might not be supported. The reason for that is that Rails does not generate some paths for the
resource route helper (opens new window). Most important being the
edit paths. That's because APIs don't have the
new path (they have the
But you're probably safer using Rails with
api_only disabled (
config.api_only = false).
Pre Avo version 2.9 👇
You might have an api-only Rails app where you'd like to use Avo. In my early explorations I found that it needs the
::ActionDispatch::Flash middleware for it to properly work.
So, add it in your
require_relative "boot" require "rails/all" # Require the gems listed in Gemfile, including any gems # you've limited to :test, :development, or :production. Bundler.require(*Rails.groups) module RailApi class Application < Rails::Application # Initialize configuration defaults for originally generated Rails version. config.load_defaults 7.0 # Only loads a smaller set of middleware suitable for API only apps. # Middleware like session, flash, cookies can be added back manually. # Skip views, helpers and assets when generating a new resource. config.api_only = true config.middleware.use ::ActionDispatch::Flash end end