I am a ZF beginner and I am trying to find out a way to handle routing.
Let say that I am building a website with different sections:
I am wondering how should I set up routing? Take the forum as an example.
Let say I use this principle:
And apply the principle to the forums function addpost:
"http://example.com/forum/addpost" should be routed to Forum module, viewthread Action, indexAction() method
The indexAction method displays a form where you can write your post. The forms action is pointing to http://example.com/forum/addpost/add
which is represented by the addAction() method in the same controller.
By choosing module/controller/action route pattern, each controller manages a complete "forum function" like:
- Adding a post (writing, preview, adding post)
- Editing a post (writing, preview, update post)
- Reading a post (display)
This looks like a good solution for me? But is it working?
And how can you handle a form which has several submit buttons in the above context? I must point the forms action to a *Action method in the Controller and inside this method I must handle which button the user has pressed and do a second "dispatch" on my own? I would like to have organized code, with one method per "subfunction". Has ZF built in functions for this?