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Managing a star rating with the StarRating widget in Yii 2

Created about a year ago by Kartik VHow-tos4 comments – viewed 8,078 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.

Using the jqueryslidemenu plugin with CMenu

Created 5 years ago by Antonio RamirezHow-tos0 comments – viewed 30,880 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.

How to re enable logging during unit testing

Created 4 years ago by AsgarothHow-tos3 comments – viewed 14,217 times – ( +11 ) – version 1.1
Some of you have experienced the need to log some information while doing unit testing, due to the fact that the information given in the summary is just not enough, to know why the test is actually failing. this article focuses on 2 ways to get you logs up and running again.

How to use YiiBooster TbFileUpload widget

Created 3 years ago by Antonio RamirezHow-tos15 comments – viewed 41,267 times – ( +11 ) – 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.

Using Grunt for deploying client scripts

Created 3 years ago by Chris83How-tos8 comments – viewed 15,452 times – ( +11 ) – version 1.1
For a long time I have struggled to find a suitable tool for doing server tasks such as compiling LESS files, concatenating and minifying of JavaScript files and copying the minified JavaScript files. While most of these tasks can be done with Yii extensions I would still not recommend using them because it requires you to include these extensions in your project, and therefore also deploying them in your production environment.

[Guide] How to actually separate Frontend (User) and Backend (Admin) on Yii2 Advanced

Created 11 months ago by Wade ShulerHow-tos2 comments – viewed 28,356 times – ( +16 / -1 ) – version 2.0
I am writing this guide because I struggled to find a resource that included ALL of the necessary steps to completely separate the frontend from the backend. After reading guides like Configuring different sessions for backend and frontend in yii-advanced-app and yii2 configuring different sessions for backend and frontend in yii advanced application template, there are still steps missing. It is funny how the 2nd one says it is an extension of the first one's article. So I guess, my wiki guide here is yet a 3rd and more complete extension of both of them. I also found a few StackOverflow questions and blog posts regarding this topic. None of them fully worked, and must be missing some magic sauce!

How to create a wrapper for a js library

Created 4 years ago by zaccariaHow-tos2 comments – viewed 13,431 times – ( +16 / -1 ) – version 1.1
This wiki will explain how to include a javascript library in a widget.
tags: wrapper, js, uploadify

Tutorial about How to Integrate Yii2 with fantastic theme AdminLTE

Created about a year ago by ThePr0f3550rHow-tos8 comments – viewed 62,603 times – ( +16 / -1 ) – version 2.0
Yii2 comes with a charming twitter bootstrap version 3. But if it is less, then you can integrate with web templates that you like. One example is wonderfull template "adminLTE"
tags: yii2, theme, adminLTE

Generate a multi-lever array sub-category for a menu

Created 2 years ago by Kostas Apazidis (KonApaz)How-tos8 comments – viewed 15,403 times – ( +10 ) – version 1.1
Everyone have seen a multilayer menu in several CMS

Simple Share Widget for Facebook, twitter and google+

Created 4 years ago by softarkHow-tos4 comments – viewed 21,085 times – ( +10 ) – version 1.1
This widget will show a Facebook "like" button and "comments" box together with "tweet" button and "google plusone" button on your page.