Yii 2.0: yii2-sortable-gridview

Sortable GridView which you can drag and drop the record items from the list, and store the order in ActiveRecord.
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This is an extension of Yii2 GridView.

This extension render a sortable GridView which you can drag and drop the record items from the list, and store the order in ActiveRecord.

Get the full code from Github

Getting Started

Installing

Install with Composer:

composer require richardfan1126/yii2-sortable-gridview "*"

or

php composer.phar require richardfan1126/yii2-sortable-gridview "*"

or add

"richardfan1126/yii2-sortable-gridview":"*"

to the require section of your composer.json file.

Setting up SortableAction

In your controller, add the SortableAction into action():

use richardfan\sortable\SortableAction;
 
public function actions(){
    return [
        'sortItem' => [
            'class' => SortableAction::className(),
            'activeRecordClassName' => YourActiveRecordClass::className(),
            'orderColumn' => 'name_of_field_storing_ordering',
        ],
        // your other actions
    ];
}

Setting up SortableGridView

In the view file, use SortableGridView as using the Yii default GridView

use richardfan\sortable\SortableGridView;
 
<?= SortableGridView::widget([
    'dataProvider' => $dataProvider,
 
    // you can choose how the URL look like,
    // but it must match the one you put in the array of controller's action()
    'sortUrl' => Url::to(['sortItem']),
 
    'columns' => [
        // Data Columns
    ],
]); ?>

You may also want to disable the pagination of data provider, in order to allow reordering across pages.

You can do it by calling below before passing data provider into SortableGridView

$dataProvider->pagination = false;

Configurations

SortableAction

example:

use richardfan\sortable\SortableAction;
 
public function actions(){
    return [
        'sortItem' => [
            'class' => SortableAction::className(),
            'activeRecordClassName' => Articles::className(),
            'orderColumn' => 'sortOrder',
        ],
        // your other actions
    ];
}
  • activeRecordClassName (required)The ActiveRecrod class name. Use the full class name with namespace.
  • orderColumn (required) The column name which store the sorting order of each records. The column should be integer.

SortableGridView

example:

use richardfan\sortable\SortableGridView;
 
<?= SortableGridView::widget([
    'dataProvider' => $dataProvider,
 
    // SortableGridView Configurations
    'sortUrl' => Url::to(['sortItem']),
    'sortingPromptText' => 'Loading...',
    'failText' => 'Fail to sort',
 
    'columns' => [
        // Data Columns
    ],
]); ?>
  • sortUrl (required) The URL link to the SortableAction defined in controller's action().
  • sortingPromptText (optional) The text shown in the model while the server is reordering model. You can use HTML tag in this attribute. Default to "Loading...".
  • failText (optional) The text shown in alert box when sorting failed. Default to "Fail to sort".

License

yii2-sortable-gridview is released under the MIT License. See the bundled LICENSE for details.

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