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

Updated 9 months ago by samdarkHow-tos1 comment – viewed 22,584 times – ( +14 / -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!

Render Form in popup via AJAX (Create and Update) with ajax validation & Also load any page via ajax Yii 2.0 (2.3)

Updated 9 months ago by skwordenHow-tos6 comments – viewed 40,240 times – ( +17 ) – version 2.0
There are a few issues with the other solutions I originally used that I found from other wikis. I address the issues I had in this much simpler and shorter way. I am also going to explain what is going into way more detail than others to help people understand what's going on.

Multiple CGridView virtual attributes, retrieved from a single model function. Also communication between CGridView columns and rows; and between CGridView and its own parent view.

Updated 9 months ago by Gerhard LiebenbergHow-tos3 comments – viewed 3,920 times – ( +1 ) – version 1.1
We probably have all used a virtual attribute (model function) to retrieve complex or related data for a CGridView column:

Single PHP entry point with Nginx

Updated 9 months ago by MadAndHow-tos1 comment – viewed 3,917 times – ( +2 / -1 ) – version all
In this article I will show you how to slightly increase application security, by exploiting the fact that Yii implements the Front Controller Pattern.

yii2-app-advanced on single domain (Apache, Nginx)

Updated 9 months ago by MadAndHow-tos3 comments – viewed 20,617 times – ( +8 ) – version 2.0
If you develop rather complex applications with Yii2, you might already be familiar with yii2-app-advanced application template. Well, the template is awesome and provides high flexibility regarding code/configuration sharing among parts of an application.

How to create yii2 extension and push to github and register into packagist to allow end user install from composer

Updated 9 months ago by Scott_HuangHow-tos0 comments – viewed 6,289 times – ( +3 ) – version 2.0
1. Create Extension in yii2.

Relation scope to test existence of related records ("EXISTS")

Updated 9 months ago by le_topHow-tos0 comments – viewed 3,316 times – ( +1 ) – version 1.1
When one needs to select a record in a table that do not have related records through a relation, it is generally suggested to use a subquery. Personnaly, I prefer a high level approach, and I have a method to do it with scopes.

Console Based CAuthManager Helper

Updated 10 months ago by bluyellHow-tos1 comment – viewed 3,573 times – ( +1 ) – version 1.1
This behavior enable you to command the RBAC via console. This avoids you to install a entire rbac graphic toolkit to set up some rules in the rbac, maybe you are running inside a ssh console.

Checking for "expired" sessions/logins on the client side

Updated 10 months ago by le_topHow-tos0 comments – viewed 19,587 times – ( +6 ) – version 1.1
Getting "Expired token" errors ? Here is a solution to avoid invalid CSRF on POST or ajax requests, or user identity changes.

Profiling using XDebug

Updated 10 months ago by le_topHow-tos1 comment – viewed 8,434 times – ( +3 ) – version all
A short explication on how to extract profile information for PHP on your server using XDebug and KCacheGrind or WinCacheGrind.