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model rules depended by user roles-permissions

Updated 3 years ago by Kostas Apazidis (KonApaz)How-tos0 comments – viewed 9,133 times – ( +3 )
This is a reference about model validators and user roles. In many cases we want model validators to applied only for some privileged users or not

Using Grunt for deploying client scripts

Updated 3 years ago by Chris83How-tos8 comments – viewed 16,244 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.

How to use the official Yii installer for Composer (**DEPRECATED**)

Updated 3 years ago by br0skHow-tos9 comments – viewed 35,984 times – ( +3 ) – version 1.1
This wiki shall be considered deprecated since the Yii installer for composer has been discontinued.

Turn Web HTML Into Newsletter

Updated 3 years ago by yasenHow-tos1 comment – viewed 10,252 times – ( +8 ) – version 1.1
These newsletters have always been hard to create as regular web HTML is not properly read by web email interfaces and email clients. I thought that the simplest solution would be to use a web page that would serve as a web version of the newsletter and turn it somehow into newsletter HTML.

Changing Controllers Name

Updated 3 years ago by TrejderHow-tos0 comments – viewed 15,325 times – ( +5 ) – version 1.1
This very short how-to presents steps required to change controller name. It is oriented for less experienced users, which are starting their journey with Yii, to avoid common newbie pitfalls.

Simple authorization system

Updated 3 years ago by GustavoHow-tos1 comment – viewed 33,013 times – ( +16 ) – version 1.1
How to create a simple (non-RBAC) authorization system

How to set up Unicode

Updated 3 years ago by Roman SolomatinHow-tos10 comments – viewed 86,934 times – ( +19 ) – version 1.1
To fix issues with display of special language characters once and for all there's a solution: use Unicode UTF-8 everywhere. If everything is set up to use Unicode, you can use mostly every language in your application.
tags: i18n, unicode

Client-side form validation using Twitter Bootstrap's Popovers

Updated 3 years ago by TrejderHow-tos4 comments – viewed 35,277 times – ( +4 / -1 ) – version 1.1
This article explains how to easily turn standard text-line validation errors into beautifully and professionally looking Twitter Bootstrap's Popovers.

Alternative folder structure for a standard Yii app

Updated 3 years ago by TrejderHow-tos4 comments – viewed 12,847 times – ( +5 ) – version 1.1
I found a standard Yii app's protected folder structure nearly perfect. With a few simple moves and a little bit change to the code, I managed to bring it to the level, which I found as fully perfect. I want to share my point of view, in case someone would like to use this structure as well.