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A ActiveRecord plugin which removes leading and trailing whitespace(include zenkaku space) of attributes before validation.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

    gem 'activerecord-attr-stripper'

And then execute:

    $ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

    $ gem install activerecord-attr-stripper


class Post < ActiveRecord::Base
  include ActiveRecord::Attr::Stripper

  strip_attrs :title, :description, blank_to_nil: true

post = '  this is title  ', description: ' ')
puts post.title       #=> 'this is title'
puts post.description #=> nil

blank_to_nil option is true, attribute's value returns nil if the attribute is '' after removing leading and tailing whitespace.


  1. Fork it ([my-github-username]/activerecord-attr-stripper/fork )
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create a new Pull Request