Bruno Campos Bruno Campos - 5 months ago 19
Ruby Question

HTML code inside buttons with simple_form

I'm new to rails, and just found the simple_form gem.
I installed it with bootstrap suport, but now I can't get this code to work the way I want it

<%= f.button :submit, "<i class='icon-ok icon-white'></i> Save", class: "btn btn-primary" %>


I just want to put the icon inside the button, but when I do this, it shows me a button with the text '<i class='icon-ok icon-white'></i> Save'

I also tried to do

<%= f.button :submit, class: "btn btn-primary" do %><i class="icon-ok icon-white"></i> Save<% end %>


But with no success. How can I add some HTML inside the button with simple_form gem?

Answer

Don't use content_tag. The following works:

  <%= button_tag(type: 'submit', class: "btn btn-primary") do %>
    <i class="icon-ok icon-white"></i> Save
  <% end %>
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