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A universal model attribute for its synthetic representation

Created 2 months ago by Alexandre RodichevskiTips2 comments – viewed 2,490 times – version 2.0
It is convenient to use the same identification attribute, say info, in all of the active records of your application. It should be a virtual read-only attribute defined by a getter method, its label being the model name.

Boost composer-asset-plugin update speed

Created 3 months ago by schmunkTips0 comments – viewed 4,753 times – ( +5 ) – version 2.0
If you're using a lot of bower and npm assets with Yii 2.0 you might encounter long running composer update tasks.

How to change GridView delete confirmation message for specific controllers only?

Created 8 months ago by AlaFalakiTips1 comment – viewed 7,438 times – ( +2 ) – version 2.0
Hello, If you want to give extra attention for some specific delete actions and you don't want to override whole yii.confirm JS method here is what you can do: (I've only put the ActionColumn part of the GridView here to just give you the idea)

Yii2: Query build for complexity SQL

Created about a year ago by Scott_HuangTips0 comments – viewed 6,296 times – version 2.0
As for complexity SQL query we have two solutions as below, I will discuss #2 in this article.

Load & Save With Relation

Created about a year ago by moo.tensaiTips0 comments – viewed 6,732 times – ( +2 ) – version 2.0
Use this extension : yii2-relation-trait

Building a search GET request with scenarios ; calling a SearchModel from URLs...

Created about a year ago by Louis GacTips0 comments – viewed 6,851 times – ( +1 ) – version 2.0
Search Models are a very elegant and powerful way to build an Active Data Provider. If you use them a lot, you'll quickly need to use scenarios, which will lead you to a very DRY Controller code.
tags: search, get, Scenarios

Customize your Growl/Alert msg easy and quickly

Created about a year ago by Scott_HuangTips0 comments – viewed 4,757 times – ( +3 / -1 ) – version 2.0
I leverage Kartik's notification widgets.

Using PayPal IPN with Yii2

Created about a year ago by dariooTips0 comments – viewed 5,038 times – version 2.0
I'm using PayPal's script from

Things to Consider when application hosting on AppFog

Created about a year ago by VINAY Kr. SHARMATips0 comments – viewed 2,899 times – ( +1 ) – version 1.1
I faced many issues when hosted our company website on AppFog.

Debuging variables in Yii2

Created about a year ago by johonunuTips3 comments – viewed 10,218 times – ( +2 / -1 ) – version 2.0
This tutorial is explained following "basic" application structure.