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Expert's model generation with Gii

Created 2 years ago by le_topTips0 comments – viewed 7,445 times – ( +3 ) – version 1.1
Efficient coding with Yii implies efficient use of the code generator. This article shares the personalised Gii templates that were built starting from the standard templates proposed by AweGen.

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

Created 2 years ago by le_topTips1 comment – viewed 4,937 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 9,815 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 11,784 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 7,047 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 13,404 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 3,969 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 12,864 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 4,814 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 8,656 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.