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Following links in emails with Capybara

Although this just got added to the Capybara README, I thought it worth a quick note here.
When using Rack::Test, beware if attempting to visit absolute URLs. For example, a session might not be shared between visits to posts_path and posts_url. If testing an absolute URL in an Action Mailer email, set default_url_options to match the Rails default of www.example.com.
So, for a Rails app, you'd add this to your config/environments/test.rb file:
config.action_mailer.default_url_options = {:host => 'www.example.com'}
Otherwise, you'll find yourself losing your user session between requests (steps) in your test.

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