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Use shortcut functions to reduce typing

Created 7 years ago by qiangTutorials8 comments – viewed 48,165 times – ( +58 ) – 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 add a named scope to ActiveRecords with a behavior

Created 7 years ago by MikeTutorials2 comments – viewed 20,796 times – ( +4 ) – version 1.1
Since Yii 1.0.5 you can use named scopes with ActiveRecords. They are a great help in simplifying your query calls.

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

Created 7 years ago by qiangTutorials3 comments – viewed 38,903 times – ( +12 ) – 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.

How to implement multiple page layouts in an application

Created 7 years ago by qiangTutorials2 comments – viewed 99,996 times – ( +24 ) – version 1.1
In this tutorial, we describe how to implement multiple layouts for action views in an application. As an example, we assume that the pages in our application will use three different layouts:
tags: layout

How to access a component of a module from within the module itself

Created 7 years ago by OriginalCopyTutorials3 comments – viewed 33,817 times – ( +5 / -1 ) – version 1.1
The Yii documentation states:
tags: module

Setting and maintaining the language in Application (i18n)

Created 7 years ago by olafureTutorials12 comments – viewed 98,680 times – ( +23 ) – version 1.1
As seen in this post, Yii doesn't enforce how language is set and maintained within the session.
tags: i18n, translation

Using CAutoComplete to display one value and submit another

Created 7 years ago by luoshibenTutorials5 comments – viewed 50,006 times – ( +8 / -3 ) – version 1.1
Note: CAutoComplete is deprecated since Yii 1.1.3. Consider using CJuiAutoComplete.

Creating a dependent dropdown

Created 7 years ago by dalipTutorials53 comments – viewed 314,118 times – ( +111 / -3 ) – version 1.1
Often you'll need a form with two dropdowns, and one dropdown's values will be dependent on the value of the other dropdown. Using Yii's built-in AJAX functionality you can create such a dropdown.

How to create a breadcrumb widget

Created 7 years ago by knutTutorials4 comments – viewed 67,922 times – ( +13 ) – 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.

How to display static pages in Yii?

Created 7 years ago by qiangTutorials2 comments – viewed 58,898 times – ( +19 ) – version 1.1
In a Web application, we often need to display pages like "about this site", "legal information", whose content are mostly static. There are several approaches to deal with this kind of pages.
tags: static pages