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An Easy Solution for Dependent dropDownList Using AJAX

Created 2 years ago by mrsTips10 comments – viewed 65,351 times – ( +14 / -1 ) – version 1.1
Sometimes new Yii guys face problem to manage dependent dropDownList using AJAX. I am going to discuss an easy solution about this issue.

Using counters with ActiveRecord

Created 3 years ago by davi_alexandreTips9 comments – viewed 23,921 times – ( +14 / -1 ) – version 1.1
Let's say, for example, that you are developing a blog or some kind of CMS and you want to track the number of times each post was viewed (maybe to show a list of the most viewed ones).

A simple action for CJuiAutoComplete

Created 4 years ago by tydeas_drTips9 comments – viewed 33,025 times – ( +17 / -1 ) – version 1.1
More or less I use auto-complete field for a form. CJuiAutoComplete is a yii widget for this purposes. The common use case is to make an ajax request and retrieve a list from the database. So in this case you have to write a controller action to return you a json encoded list. What if I had a generic action to do this work for me?

Saving files to a blob field in the database

Created 4 years ago by zaccariaTips8 comments – viewed 47,696 times – ( +9 / -2 ) – version 1.1
As a follow-up from the How to upload a file using a model wiki entry that explains how to save a file to the filesystem, this article will do the same using a blob field in the database.
tags: File upload

An easy way to use escopes and CActiveDataProvider

Created 4 years ago by Rafael GarciaTips8 comments – viewed 24,721 times – ( +1 / -1 ) – version 1.1
Often used scopes to define criteria in our models. This is a very useful feature as it ensures that in any part of application applying the criteria defined by the scope when called it.

Using CJuiDialog to edit rows in a CGridView

Created 4 years ago by Russell EnglandTips8 comments – viewed 30,111 times – ( +4 / -1 ) – version 1.1
I have a CGridView with a list of clients/events. For each row (EventClient) I wanted a quick edit dialog.

CGridView: Display the full record (actionView) in a CJuiDialog

Created 3 years ago by JobloTips7 comments – viewed 38,872 times – ( +15 ) – version 1.1
If you show a model (with a lot of attributes) partially in a CGridView, it can be helpful when the user can take a quick look at the full record with all attributes without displaying the view as a page and afterwards returning back to the gridview.

Using jQuery UI 1.8.10 themes with Yii 1.1.6

Created 4 years ago by a110yTips7 comments – viewed 16,115 times – ( +2 ) – version 1.1
When using the latest stable jQuery UI themes (1.8.10) with Yii 1.1.6 (which uses 1.8.6) the widgets don't appear (they're invisible but they're there). In order to make them visible you need to change the following line:

Using cache in CActiveDataProvider

Created 3 years ago by StammTips7 comments – viewed 17,498 times – ( +21 ) – version 1.1
First param in CActiveDataProvider could be a string with model name or instance of class. So, you may use CActiveRecord::cache() for cache, but you need set third param to 2, because you should cache 2 queries: counting and get data.

Troubleshooting Rights Extension

Created 3 years ago by junxiongTips6 comments – viewed 21,044 times – ( +8 ) – version 1.1
Rights is one of user interface for Yii's Role Base Access Control extension. It is one of most downloaded extensions in Yii's Web.