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Search method of a model for filters when using dates - unixtimestamp in database

Created 5 years ago by MukkeTips1 comment – viewed 27,257 times – ( +10 ) – version 1.1
I ran into a problem and on irc we worked it out. Since there is a lack on information on filters in genral i thought i'd start sharing all my findings, might be usefull for other people.

htmlOptions explained for various controls.

Created 5 years ago by WoilTips1 comment – viewed 52,919 times – ( +18 ) – version 1.1
Most controls that are rendered by CHtml have an argument called $htmlOptions. This argument is an array that holds the attributes of the HTML element. For example the following code:

Functional tests independing from your urlManager settings

Created 5 years ago by RusAlexTips1 comment – viewed 8,936 times – version 1.1
If you are testing your app and use urlManager in your config, sometimes you will find a problem: you want to test your site independing from urlManager settings. in that way you need to extend your WebTestCase class by this method:

Making friends' configs, DB credentials and paths with version control

Created 3 years ago by Alexander PalamarchukTips1 comment – viewed 6,915 times – ( +2 / -1 ) – version 1.1
In many cases developers of one project use their own local environments for coding. There may be a common test platform and, of course, production. All these environments usually have different DB credentials and directory structures (first of all, path to YII framework directory). Another feature is debugging. It's convenient to turn it on for local environments, eventually - on the test server and never (generally speaking) - on the production.
tags: config

URL component access functions

Created 5 years ago by Steve FriedlTips1 comment – viewed 12,635 times – ( +28 ) – version 1.1
Many applications wish to obtain parts of the URL for the current page (the hostname, the query string, etc.), and the CHttpRequest class wraps various $_SERVER variables to break down the URL into its constituent parts.
tags: URL, request

A simple action for XUpload extension

Created 5 years ago by tydeas_drTips1 comment – viewed 15,163 times – ( +3 ) – version 1.1
All the basic functionality for an action used by the xupload extension. Check resources for the source code of this action
tags: tips, xupload, caction

View a related field in CGridView

Created 2 years ago by rafaelt88Tips1 comment – viewed 9,482 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".

using jqbargraph to create beautiful graphs

Created 3 years ago by MAHESH.E.UTips1 comment – viewed 7,847 times – ( +5 ) – version 1.1
If you are about to create a graph, the best option i would suggest is the jqbargraph.

CjuiDatepicker

Created 3 years ago by hiral darjiTips1 comment – viewed 7,296 times – ( +3 ) – version 1.1
If you have two datepicker in one form and you want that a date of from date shold be minimum date of todate then put following code in Cjuidatepicker widget options array:

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

Created 2 years ago by le_topTips1 comment – viewed 4,719 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.