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How to get SEO friendly URL using Model and new getUrl() function

Updated 28 days ago by shivHow-tos0 comments – viewed 1,307 times – ( +1 ) – version 2.0
We all need SEO friendly URLs for our projects. its not always good to call route with params so we can generalise it for all models using a common function.

How to have truly multilingual URLs

Updated 2 months ago by Maurizio Domba CerinHow-tos1 comment – viewed 5,671 times – ( -1 ) – version 1.1
We can easily have a multilingual site if we put a "lang" parameter that comes via GET. For example:

How to resize an image proportionally

Updated 4 months ago by AndroideLPHow-tos1 comment – viewed 4,456 times – ( +1 ) – version 2.0
Using the imagine extension is very simple Create this in your component:

Write & use a custom Component in Yii2.0

Updated 4 months ago by Maurizio Domba CerinHow-tos4 comments – viewed 71,638 times – ( +18 / -1 ) – version 2.0
This is a simple example in Yii2.0 to understand how you can write a custom component and use it inside your app.(basic template)

Displaying image in a CGridView column.

Updated 4 months ago by Maurizio Domba CerinHow-tos5 comments – viewed 63,462 times – ( +13 / -2 ) – version 1.1
This is a simple example of how we can display images in CGridviews.Imagine that you have an image field in your table ie either a location field or a blob type field used to store the images.
tags: CGridView, image

Storing your images in your table's blob field and displaying that stored images.

Updated 4 months ago by Maurizio Domba CerinHow-tos7 comments – viewed 34,523 times – ( +9 / -2 ) – version 1.1
He im giving you a very simple example ie how you can store an image to your blob field in a table.Hope you already familiar with the normal image upload.
tags: blob, image

How to make UrlManager createAbsoluteUrl work with sub-domains

Updated 6 months ago by Wade ShulerHow-tos1 comment – viewed 6,723 times – ( +2 / -1 ) – version 2.0
Upon creating my Yii2 Members System, I have ran into a few snags along the way that forced me to extend and bend Yii2 to my will.

i18n All-in-one format and timezone conversions for date, time, timestamp and datetime.

Updated 6 months ago by Gerhard LiebenbergHow-tos3 comments – viewed 21,939 times – ( +8 / -2 ) – version 1.1
Countries sometimes change their laws pertaining to time zones and daylight saving times. This means that GMT+2 can be a different local time this August compared to last August! It could even be a different date!

Using loginRequiredAjaxResponse to solve ajax session timeout

Updated 9 months ago by RutgerHow-tos3 comments – viewed 27,749 times – ( +13 / -1 ) – version 1.1
This solution requires Yii 1.1.9 or above

How to "masquerade" a non-required form element as 'required' one (in the view only)

Updated 10 months ago by mrunHow-tos2 comments – viewed 15,787 times – ( +7 / -2 ) – version 1.1
In a nutshell, the task at hand is to mark (or render) a model attribute in the typical "_form.php" view file with the 'required' red asterisk while this attribute is not marked as required in the model's rule() method. If you're interested only in the solution, jump ahead to the 'solution' section below.