Rails matching PHP

At first the problem: After the VegiKochbuch relaunch as Rails project I realized that all old links to recipes are broken and this causes a lot of 404 errors.

The old PHP link structure was: http://vegikochbuch.de/rezepte/rezept175.php
And now in Rails it’s: http://vegikochbuch.de/recipes/175

My solution was adding

match '/rezepte/rezept:id.php' => 'recipes#show'

to routes.rb

It works and is realy simple. I don’t really know if this is the best way, but I like it!

 

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