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Creating a CSS Driven Drop Down Menu using CMenu

Created 3 years ago by blindMoeHow-tos9 comments – viewed 62,804 times – ( +21 / -1 ) – version 1.1
CMenu offers great functionality and the ability to customize just about every aspect of the output. There are many times when I need to create a drop down menu or simply modify the look to make the designers happy. Because this seems to be a common task for me, I figured I would share my code to create a very simple drop down menu that other people could use.

How to translate and do the translations the easy way

Created 2 years ago by Roman SolomatinHow-tos3 comments – viewed 43,124 times – ( +26 / -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 17,354 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.

File uploads in CForm (Form builder)

Created 2 years ago by Luke JurgsHow-tos2 comments – viewed 32,379 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 17,546 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 28,348 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 17,937 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 43,961 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 7,486 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.

Using the jqueryslidemenu plugin with CMenu

Created 3 years ago by Antonio RamirezHow-tos0 comments – viewed 26,546 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.