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Kickstart development with Yii-App

Created about a year ago by Chris83How-tos24 comments – viewed 23,709 times – ( +21 / -1 ) – version 1.1
I recently created a project called Yii-App on GitHub to kickstart my development of smaller Yii applications. The main goal of the project is to provide a ready-to-use application template that includes my bootstrap extension and many other useful extensions. After reading this article you will be able to use this project as a starting point for all of your Yii projects.

How to translate and do the translations the easy way

Created 3 years ago by Roman SolomatinHow-tos3 comments – viewed 47,069 times – ( +27 / -2 ) – version 1.1
I wanted to keep all the I18N related translations in separate files, so that I would not need to modify the view files or the model files every time I need to update or fix the translations of application's source language.
tags: i18n

YiiBooster: How to implement files and images upload on TbRedactor Widget

Created about a year ago by Antonio RamirezHow-tos3 comments – viewed 19,070 times – ( +13 ) – version 1.1
I have been requested to provide a tutorial on how to use the file upload feature of the TbRedactor widget, and even though I am no longer supporting the library due that the work belongs to Clevertech, I feel that I owe that to the Yii developers. So, here is the  tutorial.

How to avoid multiple Ajax Request

Created 3 years ago by nickcvHow-tos24 comments – viewed 39,603 times – ( +24 / -2 ) – version 1.1
CHtml::ajaxLink(), CHtml::ajaxSubmitButton() and similar methods are great, but if they are located inside a portion of the page that is already loaded via ajax something bad will happen, something you may even not notice if you are not using tools like firebugs: the sent ajax requests will multiply themselves.

File uploads in CForm (Form builder)

Created 3 years ago by Luke JurgsHow-tos2 comments – viewed 34,349 times – ( +12 ) – version 1.1
While there is a reasonable amount of documentation regarding CForm (form builder) and file uploads seperately, there really is not any coverage of both in combination.

Using loginRequiredAjaxResponse to solve ajax session timeout

Created 2 years ago by RutgerHow-tos3 comments – viewed 19,093 times – ( +12 ) – version 1.1
This solution requires Yii 1.1.9 or above

Real-time display of server push data using Server-Sent Events (SSE)

Created 2 years ago by bennounaHow-tos16 comments – viewed 31,134 times – ( +12 ) – version 1.1
There are several methods and techniques that come handy in the case you need to call an external resource periodically or if you are waiting for a server push, but I present here an easy and straightforward one using HTML5's Server-Sent Events (SSE).

Run an Yii Application inside an Wordpress page

Created 3 years ago by Paul ApostolHow-tos3 comments – viewed 19,284 times – ( +12 ) – version 1.1
Install a Wordpress site (mine is in "http://localhost/test/wordpress")

jQuery UI Datepicker

Created about a year ago by softarkHow-tos11 comments – viewed 50,875 times – ( +12 ) – version 1.1
We all love the convenient gadget, namely jQuery UI Datepicker as an input element for date. Yii supports it as CJuiDatePicker. Let's see how to use it.

Limit a CGridView field to some preset length.

Created about a year ago by le_topHow-tos1 comment – viewed 8,501 times – ( +12 ) – version 1.1
Sometimes text inside a gridview column is just too long. That's why I figured out a way to make the column smaller while still providing the information.