Wiki articles in category Tips

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Activating Bootstrap 3 Tooltips & Popover for your Yii Site.

Created 5 years ago by Kartik V, updated a year ago by alrazi.

Step 1: Initialize the Bootstrap Tooltip & Popover plugins in your view layout file @web\views\layouts\main.php. Add this to somewhere in the beginning head section (after you have loaded the Jquery using your AppAsset or something similar).

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Version: 2.0
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Boost composer-asset-plugin update speed

Created 3 years ago by schmunk, updated 3 years ago by samdark.

If you're using a lot of bower and npm assets with Yii 2.0 you might encounter long running composer update tasks.

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Create Form With DynamicModel

Created 4 years ago by Misbahul D Munir, updated 4 years ago by Misbahul D Munir.

In yii2 we can create form without create FormModel. Here we go

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Category: Tips
Tags: form, model, yii2

Step by step for how to full export Yii2 grid to excel

Created 4 years ago by Scott_Huang, updated 4 years ago by Scott_Huang.

We will leverage Yii2-excelview widget. So, first of all is install Yii2-excelview:

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Debuging variables in Yii2

Created 4 years ago by johonunu, updated 4 years ago by johonunu.

This tutorial is explained following "basic" application structure.

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Yii2 default values for Index data Provider

Created 5 years ago by CTala, updated 5 years ago by CTala.

Guys,

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Yii 2 list of path aliases available with default basic and advanced app.

Created 5 years ago by Kartik V, updated 4 years ago by Kartik V.

If you are coming over from Yii 1.x to Yii 2, and already read this guide, you may note that namespaces are very important in Yii 2 to identify classes. But do you know the list of seeded path aliases that come shipped with a basic or advanced app? Here is my attempt to list them.

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Version: 2.0
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FORM with GET method causes repeated stacking of URL Parameters

Created 5 years ago by Kartik V, updated 5 years ago by toph.

// In Yii 1.x $form = $this->beginWidget('CActiveForm', [

'id' => 'order-search-form',
'method' => 'get',

]); echo $form->textInput($searchModel, 'id'); echo CHtml::submitButton('Find', ['class' => 'btn btn-primary']); $this->endWidget(); `

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Category: Tips

How to change GridView delete confirmation message for specific controllers only?

Created 3 years ago by AlaFalaki, updated 3 years ago by AlaFalaki.

Hello,
If you want to give extra attention for some specific delete actions and you don't want to override whole yii.confirm JS method here is what you can do:
(I've only put the ActionColumn part of the GridView here to just give you the idea)

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Version: 2.0
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A universal model attribute for its synthetic representation

Created 2 years ago by Alexandre Rodichevski, updated 2 years ago by Alexandre Rodichevski.

It is convenient to use the same identification attribute, say info, in all of the active records of your application. It should be a virtual read-only attribute defined by a getter method, its label being the model name.

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Configuring PhpStorm IDE for Yii 2

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

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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Key web server settings after installing a fresh Yii 2 basic or advanced app

Created 5 years ago by Kartik V, updated 5 years ago by Kartik V.

So, you have installed a brand new Yii 2 app (basic) or (advanced). Here are a few tips for Apache web server users to get things running more secure and better with your yii2 app.

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

Created 11 months ago by s.oli, updated 10 months ago by samdark.

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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Update and Delete buttons on Breadcrumb

Created 10 months ago by Daniel.

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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Yii2 Report Grid

Created 2 years ago by Chris Backhouse, updated a year ago by Chris Backhouse.

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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Adding Yii Search to Your Browser Search Box

Created 8 years ago by qiang, updated a year ago by CeBe.

The official Yii project site now supports OpenSearch. This means you can customize your browser's search box to enable direct search of the content in yiiframework.com. For example, by entering a Yii class name in the browser's search box, the corresponding class API page will be shown in the browser.

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Analyse the server's USER-AGENT against browsecap file to determine it's capability.

Created 4 years ago by Deepak Pradhan, updated 4 years ago by Deepak Pradhan.

Does your application need to know user's details on browser details, os and device type? We can use PHP's misc. function to achieve that provided you have an update copy of browsercap.ini

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YII2 Pagination Options

Created 4 years ago by VivekYii, updated 4 years ago by VivekYii.

solution here If we are using default pagination option like

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Using PayPal IPN with Yii2

Created 4 years ago by darioo, updated 4 years ago by darioo.

I'm using PayPal's script from

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Customize your Growl/Alert msg easy and quickly

Created 4 years ago by Scott_Huang, updated 4 years ago by Scott_Huang.

I leverage Kartik's notification widgets.

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