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jQuery UI Datepicker

Created 2 years ago by softarkHow-tos11 comments – viewed 65,374 times – ( +13 ) – 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 2 years ago by le_topHow-tos1 comment – viewed 10,576 times – ( +13 ) – 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.

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

Created 2 years ago by Antonio RamirezHow-tos3 comments – viewed 22,501 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 4 years ago by nickcvHow-tos26 comments – viewed 48,521 times – ( +25 / -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.

Displaying uploaded file from DB for update with FileInput widget

Created about a year ago by Kartik VHow-tos3 comments – viewed 17,108 times – ( +39 / -5 ) – version 2.0
This is for folks who are using \kartik\widgets\FileInput to upload files from your client. How do you display an image for update after you have uploaded it to the server using the widget?

File uploads in CForm (Form builder)

Created 4 years ago by Luke JurgsHow-tos2 comments – viewed 39,031 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.

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

Created 3 years ago by bennounaHow-tos16 comments – viewed 39,217 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 4 years ago by Paul ApostolHow-tos3 comments – viewed 22,917 times – ( +12 ) – version 1.1
Install a Wordpress site (mine is in "http://localhost/test/wordpress")

Configuring controller access rules to default-deny

Created 4 years ago by Steve FriedlHow-tos3 comments – viewed 71,791 times – ( +12 ) – version 1.1
Starting with the blog tutorial, Yii developers are familiar with the notion of access rules defined in the controller, where the actions are allowed or denied depending on the user's name or role.

Managing a star rating with the StarRating widget in Yii 2

Created about a year ago by Kartik VHow-tos4 comments – viewed 6,343 times – ( +38 / -5 ) – version 2.0
In Yii 1.x, there was a built in widget CStarRating based on the jquery star rating plugin. There exists no prebuilt solution in Yii2, however the same concepts can be extended using any jquery plugin.