What is 'Abstract'?

My apology in advance, this is a total newbie question!

What does ‘abstract: true,’ do in $stateProvider? I’m following the example in the help guide to create a starter project (side menu) and I’m guessing ‘abstract’ is a property of a URL router?

What is it used for?


This link will help you to understand about abstract states.

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Basically an abstract view is a view in which child/nested views will be rendered into. You can not actually navigate to an abstract view, only to the child views inside of it.

The link @rdelafuente provided is a great resource and should help you learn more.