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Using search engine and user friendly URLs

Updated 4 years ago by Yang HeTutorials7 comments – viewed 77,103 times – ( +23 / -2 ) – version 1.1
The Definitive Guide introduces the fundamentals of managing URLs in a Yii application. In this tutorial, we introduce a practical technique that can quickly turn your application into using search-engine-friendly URLs.
tags: SEO, URL

Encapsulate db and module configurations

Updated 4 years ago by Yang HeTutorials3 comments – viewed 13,016 times – ( +7 / -1 ) – version 1.1
This method was inspirated on the excellent text about different environments available at http://www.yiiframework.com/doc/cookbook/32/
tags: module

How to use default layout for error pages instead of errorXXX views

Updated 4 years ago by Yang HeTutorials1 comment – viewed 27,353 times – ( +4 / -1 ) – version 1.1
The issue is covered in "The Definite Guide to Yii" (Error Handling - Handling Errors Using an Action).

How to add ajax-loading indicators

Updated 4 years ago by Yang HeTutorials5 comments – viewed 56,539 times – ( +27 / -1 ) – version 1.1
With yii you're able to create ajax requests and updates easily. But most times you always want to show a loading indicatior to your user.
tags: AJAX

Adding login form to each page

Updated 4 years ago by Yang HeTutorials5 comments – viewed 37,027 times – ( +3 / -3 ) – version 1.1
After adding proper form to the main layout, like:

Enabling Gzip

Updated 4 years ago by Yang HeTutorials6 comments – viewed 25,038 times – ( +6 / -2 ) – version 1.1
Adding HTTP compression to your application could never have been easier!

Use shortcut functions to reduce typing

Updated 4 years ago by Yang HeTutorials8 comments – viewed 50,170 times – ( +58 / -1 ) – version 1.1
Because Yii intends to be integrated nicely with third-party libraries, it does not define any global functions. Everything in Yii needs to be addressed with full class name or object scopes. For example, to access the current user, we need to use Yii::app()->user; to access application parameters, we need Yii::app()->params['name']; and so on. While editors like textmate can help alleviate the problem of these lengthy typings, it is worthwhile to define global shortcut functions to some commonly used method calls. They will make the application code look cleaner.

How to create/save more Model inputs and make them repeatable with jQuery

Updated 4 years ago by Yang HeTutorials3 comments – viewed 40,254 times – ( +12 / -1 ) – version 1.1
This is the first real problem that I encountered using Yii, trying to make a Model input repeatable in the form, validate and save them.

Setting and maintaining the language in Application (i18n)

Updated 4 years ago by Yang HeTutorials12 comments – viewed 103,787 times – ( +23 / -1 ) – version 1.1
As seen in this post, Yii doesn't enforce how language is set and maintained within the session.
tags: i18n, translation

How to create a breadcrumb widget

Updated 4 years ago by Yang HeTutorials4 comments – viewed 71,062 times – ( +13 / -1 ) – version 1.1
Here's a simple way to create a breadcrumb widget to be used in your templates. The idea is just to isolate how the breadcrumb is generated based on an array of crumbs.