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Functional tests independing from your urlManager settings

Created 5 years ago by RusAlexTips1 comment – viewed 8,877 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 6,850 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 12,551 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 15,094 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 9,305 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 7,786 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 7,244 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 4,617 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.

How to use a component before every action of a controller

Created 3 years ago by transistorTips1 comment – viewed 30,226 times – ( +2 / -1 ) – version 1.1
I guess this is a tip on how to execute some code before every action in a controller, because I will tell you how I did it and maybe you can use the idea in your project.

Provide SVG when the browser supports it, else PNG (using CHtml::image overload)

Created about a year ago by le_topTips0 comments – viewed 3,382 times – ( +1 ) – version 1.1
Modern browsers support SVG, older browsers do not. This replacement for CHtml::image() allows you to handle to propose SVG in an efficient way with PNG as a fallback.