CodeIgniter, dynamic menu and routes
Posted on 2015-01-01
Well, so is my first question in 2015. I'm a CodeIgniter novice and I want to use it to develop a catalogue site for a client.
I have the database with three tables: products, categories and subcategories. I build the menu using categories and subcategories and using the category_name and the category_name/category_name as slug. Nothing special, I guess.
the question is: what are the methods I have to configure route to accept these slugs? I wuld like some authomatism so when the client add a new category or a new subcategory, the new slug is automatically added to the routes.php.
Iguess I can write a small piece of code in the CMS, so when a new element is added the riutes.php file is updated, bit I wonder if there is some better way to do it.
Thanks to all in advance.