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Single table inheritance

Created 5 years ago by samdarkHow-tos8 comments – viewed 34,769 times – ( +41 ) – version 1.1
Relational databases do not support inheritance so if we need to represent it, we have to somehow store meta info while keeping performance by minimizing JOINs. One way to solve this problem is using single table inheritance. All fields for the whole class tree are stored in a single table. Class name is stored in the type field of the same table.

Nested inline active fields inside Bootstrap horizontal forms

Created 2 years ago by Kartik VHow-tos2 comments – viewed 34,572 times – ( +42 ) – version 2.0
Are you using the Bootstrap 3 form styles with Yii 2 Active Forms? Have you faced problems in displaying complex layouts which needs you to display multiple inline form fields in a single row, within bootstrap horizontal forms. Then read on.

URL management for Websites with secure and nonsecure pages

Created 4 years ago by qiangHow-tos12 comments – viewed 34,389 times – ( +29 ) – version 1.1
In this article, I will describe how to manage URLs for a Website that has both secure and nonsecure content.
tags: URL

Simple authorization system

Created 5 years ago by GustavoHow-tos1 comment – viewed 33,915 times – ( +16 ) – version 1.1
How to create a simple (non-RBAC) authorization system

How to create a criteria condition for a multiple value text search i.e a "LIKE IN"

Created 3 years ago by tophHow-tos2 comments – viewed 33,446 times – ( +1 / -1 ) – version 1.1
This is a shortcut for adding a text search for multiple values i.e.

Run Yiic directly from your app without a shell

Created 5 years ago by jacmoeHow-tos6 comments – viewed 33,331 times – ( +18 ) – version 1.1
Sometimes it would be nice if we could run yiic from an action, for example a migrate database button in our admin panel. Or because you are on a host which doesn't have shell access. Or maybe you are not allowed run popen or exec.

How to generate Yii-like Documentation

Created 5 years ago by AsgarothHow-tos9 comments – viewed 32,827 times – ( +46 ) – version 1.1
Something a good application cant miss is documentation, and what would be better than some nice formatted HTML documentation that can be auto-generated from your code, we know several tools that already do this like phpDocumentor, but today we are introducing Yii Docs Generator which is a modification of the code that Yii itself uses to generate its documentation, thank phpnode for this wonderful work.
tags: doc

Storing your images in your table's blob field and displaying that stored images.

Created 4 years ago by sirin kHow-tos7 comments – viewed 32,376 times – ( +9 / -1 ) – version 1.1
He im giving you a very simple example ie how you can store an image to your blob field in a table.Hope you already familiar with the normal image upload.
tags: blob, image

Using the jqueryslidemenu plugin with CMenu

Created 6 years ago by Antonio RamirezHow-tos0 comments – viewed 32,306 times – ( +18 / -1 ) – version 1.1
Yii makes it really easy for all to use their already made objects that automate everything we do. It provides also great power of flexibility and styling but hey, we programmers tend to complicate our lives and push a little more the power of our tools.

javascript + tabular input

Created 5 years ago by zaccariaHow-tos4 comments – viewed 31,892 times – ( +14 / -1 ) – version 1.1
If you tried this extension with success, maybe you thought how to do it without page submission or ajax calls.