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Search scenario (CGridView, etc.): avoid default values from database as search condition.

Created about a year ago by le_topTips1 comment – viewed 4,538 times – ( +1 ) – version 1.1
Yii has a neat "trick" that will assign default values to new CActiveRecords. When performing a search() though, this is pretty annoying as they automatically apply as filter values.

View a related field in CGridView

Created 2 years ago by rafaelt88Tips1 comment – viewed 9,149 times – ( +6 ) – version 1.1
Generally we need to show one or more fields from a model that is related to another model used in CGridView. For our case we will use two related models, which explain how to use model "A" fields in a CGridView that used model "B".

Model validation for field ranges using yii2-field-range extension

Created 2 years ago by Kartik VTips0 comments – viewed 10,414 times – ( +39 ) – version 2.0
The yii2-field-range extension enables you to easily setup ActiveField range fields with Bootstrap styling. You basically can setup two attributes joined together like a single field with combined validation error block.

Make an ajax request to another server using JSONP

Created 2 years ago by Kostas Apazidis (KonApaz)Tips0 comments – viewed 6,387 times – ( +1 ) – version 1.1
There are cases that you want to make an ajax request to another server and get the results.

Key web server settings after installing a fresh Yii 2 basic or advanced app

Created 2 years ago by Kartik VTips2 comments – viewed 12,048 times – ( +48 ) – version 2.0
So, you have installed a brand new Yii 2 app (basic) or (advanced). Here are a few tips for Apache web server users to get things running more secure and better with your yii2 app.

Create URL to language switcher anchor with langhandler

Created 2 years ago by Anas AbuDayahTips2 comments – viewed 3,644 times – ( +1 / -1 ) – version 1.1
This topic is related with langhandler extension

Install specific Yii2 vendor extension & dependency without updating other packages.

Created 2 years ago by Kartik VTips0 comments – viewed 10,953 times – ( +40 / -6 ) – version 2.0
The tips here are for advanced usages of composer and its assumed you have read about using composer and have a knowledge of your vendor packages to be updated. Let's consider, you want to update only one specific yii2 vendor library, without updating all the other extension packages?

Locking your Yii 2 project package versions with composer.lock

Created 2 years ago by Kartik VTips0 comments – viewed 4,306 times – ( +37 / -4 ) – version 2.0
Ok, you have installed a Yii 2 basic or advanced app for the first time and completed the post install steps. You have picked up a few extensions to install for the first time as well. You would already see a composer.lock file in your application root folder.

My Own Components Folder in Yii2

Created 2 years ago by CTalaTips0 comments – viewed 7,911 times – ( +3 / -2 ) – version 2.0
In Yii1 I used to have my own components under the components folder of the structure, now with namespacing this is a little bit different.

FORM with GET method causes repeated stacking of URL Parameters

Created 2 years ago by Kartik VTips2 comments – viewed 18,112 times – ( +42 / -4 ) – version all
You are using an ActiveForm in yii (both v1.x or 2), with a GET method like below: