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Moving project code outside of webroot (plus multiple project support)

Created 6 years ago by Steve FriedlHow-tos8 comments – viewed 49,950 times – ( +22 / -2 ) – version 1.1
Yii's by-default directory organization works well enough, but there are several steps one can take that improve the security and serviceability of the system, especially in the context of multiple Yii projects on the same machine (including multiple versions of the same project).
tags: config, security

Reliable Alternative For Yii::app()->request->isAjaxRequest AND Adding Data To Ajax Form With JS

Created 5 years ago by ibo_sHow-tos2 comments – viewed 48,911 times – ( +15 / -2 ) – version 1.1
In this How-To I'll show you:

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

Created 5 years ago by bennounaHow-tos16 comments – viewed 46,594 times – ( +12 / -1 ) – 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).

Custom Autocomplete Display and Value Submission

Created 5 years ago by Antonio RamirezHow-tos6 comments – viewed 46,249 times – ( +14 / -2 ) – version 1.1
How many of us has wondered how to create an autocomplete that will display the names of a related models but do require the id of that selected name to be submitted for model creation/update?

How to show ajax delete status in CGridView like flash messages

Created 5 years ago by hasanaviHow-tos12 comments – viewed 45,839 times – ( +25 / -1 ) – version 1.1
I've seen many tickets regarding how to show friendly delete confirmation using CGridView's CButtonColumn in ajax request. If you are using relational database, after producing CRUD functionality when you try to delete a record in ajax mode which has child record it can't be deleted and you can see the ajax loader forever. By this way you can't show the users if a record has been successfully deleted or if there are some problem in flash style (setFlash() / getFlash())

Using Bootstrap with LESS

Created 4 years ago by Chris83How-tos1 comment – viewed 44,982 times – ( +14 / -1 ) – version 1.1
I discovered Twitter Bootstrap almost two years ago. After trying it out for a while I fell in love with it. It didn't take long before I realized that it would be great to write an extension that allowed developers to start using Bootstrap in their Yii projects. One night I sat down and started writing what later became my now popular bootstrap extension. Now that the extension is quite widely used in the community I felt that it was time to write about how to use Bootstrap to its full potential. If you use the Bootstrap CSS files you're really missing out on some great features. After reading this article you'll be able to take full advantage of Bootstrap using LESS.

Single sign on across multiple subdomains

Created 6 years ago by ianarĂ©How-tos10 comments – viewed 44,943 times – ( +32 / -1 ) – version 1.1
This had me stumped for a while so I figured it would be nice to share here to avoid others the grief.

Searching and Sorting by Count of Related Items in CGridView

Created 5 years ago by softarkHow-tos14 comments – viewed 44,918 times – ( +32 / -1 ) – version 1.1
Let's say we have two models and relation between them:

Open bootstrap modal and load content via Ajax

Created 3 years ago by JbalTeroHow-tos1 comment – viewed 44,433 times – ( +3 / -1 ) – version 1.1
My goal here is to Open bootstrap modal and load ANY content using ajax response.

How to use YiiBooster TbFileUpload widget

Created 4 years ago by Antonio RamirezHow-tos15 comments – viewed 44,375 times – ( +11 / -1 ) – version 1.1
The following wiki is to explain how to make use of the TbFileUpload widget from YiiBooster. I have received a couple of requests and I thought was worth writing a wiki for it.