Yii 1.1: eyiiapi

Provide developer with yii documentation quick reference.


Extension to use under development providing you with quick reference of yii documentation. - Version: 0.3.1 - Author: Dimitrios Mengidis


This project began when I had some issues with my ISP. I had already migrate the yii documentation for the YiiBot so i need a local way to view the documentation. The result is this extension. It's main purpose is to provide developers with a quick reference as well as links of the yii documentation.


Download and extract the zip file under the extension folder and should look like.


or use the github.com and clone the repository under the extension folder.

    git clone https://github.com/dmtra/EYiiApi

Where to init EYiiApi

The use case i imagine is to init the widget in the


The position of the widget is fixed to the bottom. I prefer footer div because i mainly do not do a lot of work there. Initialization is easy as


How to use

For classes type:

  • classname
  • chtml
  • yii

For methods type classname followed by :: and method name, () are optional:

  • classname::method
  • chtml::image()
  • yii:app

For a property type classanem followed by ::$ and property name:

  • classname::$property
  • cactivedataprovider::$data


Other uses

This extension can be used in a site as well if you alter the data in the database


You can found some easy to understand sql tables where you can put your own project documentation for your project site.


  • Version: next
    • Work with the css and toggle
    • mv ./views/default/* ./views ( correct render as well )
    • mv ./css/myiiapi.css ./css/eyiiapi.css
    • BUG: methods search returns more than proper
  • Version: 0.3.1
    • FIX: default/index exceptio
  • Version: 0.3
    • Created EYiiApiActiveRecord that is extended from the models under the model folder so they will point to the database under data.
    • Added link to target _blank
    • created the eyiiapi.js
    • model labels corrected
  • Version: 0.2
    • 1 Generic view
  • Version: 0.1
    • Added database.
    • Working with diff views.


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