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Created a month ago by samdark.

Using multiple models in an identity

Let's assume we have two models: Customer and Supplier and we want both to log in. Yii is quite flexible when it comes to authentication and authorization so it's possible.

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Created 2 months ago by Daniel.

Update and Delete buttons on Breadcrumb

The definition of breadcrumbs according to its documentation is as follow: Breadcrumbs displays a list of links indicating the position of the current page in the whole site hierarchy.

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Created 3 months ago by samdark.

When to use Active Record

When to use Active Record is a common question among developers, Yii and overall.

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Created 3 months ago by CeBe, updated 3 months ago by CeBe.

Getting information from the current locale

Yii 2.0 comes with a formatter component to format dates, numbers, and other values for international users according to their locale. This is very useful for displaying data. When working with incoming data or when using enhanced input methods like the [MaskedInput widget](https://www.yiiframework.com/doc/api/2.0/yii-widgets-maskedinp...

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Created 3 months ago by s.oli, updated 2 months ago by samdark.

How to organize Design "things" in Yii 2 (themes and layout)

Sometimes the App needs a nicer look & feel, so its necessary to organize the assets for this and Yii can help a lot to make it easy. In this article I provide tips for handling multiple "Designs". I use these three features:

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Created 4 months ago by Necip, updated 3 months ago by Necip.

An alternative way to ElasticSearch

This article is for those who have dealt with the complexity of Elasticsearch or any other indexing machines and are looking for an easier way to index the existing database without additional effort.

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Created 6 months ago by hehbhehb, updated 3 months ago by CeBe.

Pjax GridView: refresh page after delete

Normally, after clicking the delete button in gridview, the record will be deleted and the page will refresh, but the page number in query string is lost. This is not always the case we expect.

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Created 7 months ago by CeBe, updated 6 months ago by CeBe.

Configuring PhpStorm IDE for Yii 2

There are a few settings and plugins that can enhance the development experience with Yii in PHPStorm or IntelliJ IDEA. This article explains how to get the most out of your IDE.

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Created 7 months ago by AndroideLP, updated 7 months ago by samdark.

How to login from different tables in Yii2

The Problem: Yii2 utilizes by default UserIdentity configured in config/web.php for connection, this object appy one table to authentication ('identityClass' => 'app\painel\models\User'). How to authentication from diferent tables? Solution: Create instances in web.php to uses UserIdentify. eg:

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Created 7 months ago by Luis Armando, updated 4 months ago by Maurizio Domba Cerin.

Use non Gmail/Gsuite on Gcloud projects

Small companies and startups use cheap email services or even Cpanel's mail services which are less secure and compete directly with bigger email providers like Microsoft with Outlook and Google with Gmail. This creates a problem when you try to use their services to send/receive emails from this cheap services. <img width="750" src="https://static.techspot.com/fileshost/newspics3/2017/google-clo...

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Created a year ago by sirin k, updated 9 days ago by sirin k.

Yii2 RESTful API with OAuth 2.0

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Created a year ago by shiv, updated a year ago by shiv.

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

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.

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Created a year ago by Chris Backhouse, updated 7 months ago by Chris Backhouse.

Yii2 Report Grid

There are some very advanced grids in the Yii2 community, specifically Kartik's amazing gridview extensions but they all designed for interactive screen use.

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Created a year ago by Wade Shuler, updated 7 months ago by CeBe.

How to make UrlManager createAbsoluteUrl work with sub-domains

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.

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Created a year ago by darioo, updated a year ago by darioo.

Show raw SQL query

Here's a quick tip to dump the SQL for query.

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Category: FAQs
Created a year ago by AndroideLP, updated a year ago by Jairus Martin.

Working with relational removals by yii2

This tutorial shows you how to safely remove records between relationships.

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Created 2 years ago by marko60, updated 2 years ago by marko60.

REST API and null values in XML

I have been working on a REST API using the excellent tools provided by Yii2. My problem was that I have to differentiate between empty values and null values. In other words, <elem></elem> is different from null as it represents an empty string. Also, although some use <elem/> to represent a null value it should still be interpreted as an empty string. In other cases, the absence of the eleme...

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Tags: null, REST, XML
Created 2 years ago by AndroideLP, updated 7 months ago by AndroideLP.

Optimize Scenarios for yii2

Working with scenarios, with models that can receive many modifications in their rules or structures as development evolves, can create disruptions in the rescue process.

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Created 2 years ago by Amjad Khan, updated 2 years ago by Amjad Khan.

Yii2 GridView Sorting and Searching with a Junction Table Column(Many to Many Relationship)

Following is the table structure

tblgroups

CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `tblgroups` (
  `id` int(11) NOT NULL,
  `groupname` varchar(150) NOT NULL,
  `status` tinyint(1) NOT NULL DEFAULT '1' COMMENT '1=Acitve,2=Inactive',
  `date` datetime NOT NULL
) ENGINE=MyISAM DEFAULT CHARSET=latin1;

tblcontacts

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Created 2 years ago by emrald, updated 2 years ago by emrald.

How to make bootstrap tabs remain active/selected after navigating to different web pages.

Bootstrap tabs gets unselected/inactive when user navigates to other page and comes back. How to make bootstrap tabs remain active/selected after navigating to different web pages.

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