Wiki articles in category Tips

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using Nginx and Apache2 in separate distributed servers (ie, Amazon EC2 instances)

Created 6 years ago by Luis Lobo Borobia, updated 2 years ago by Luis Lobo Borobia.

We are running one frontend running NGINX and several app servers running Apache2. There are several issues we have come across but right now I'll be documenting one of them. I'll be completing this article when I get more time.

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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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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips
Tags: form, model, yii2

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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Version: 2.0
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My Own Components Folder in Yii2

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

In Yii1 I used to have my own components under the components folder of the structure, now with namespacing this is a little bit different.

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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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Version: 2.0
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Load & Save With Relation

Created 4 years ago by moo.tensai, updated 4 years ago by moo.tensai.

Use this extension : yii2-relation-trait

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Auto-update denormalized attributes with MongoDb and Yii2

Created 5 years ago by edoardo849, updated 5 years ago by CeBe.

You have different collections in MongoDb with de-normalized attributes. As you may know, due to its not-join nature, MongoDb tends to encourage repetition of the same value in different collections (de-normalization). In this MongoDb is opposed to a more SQL-like approach where you usually reference only the ID of the value with a foreign key.

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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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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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embedded javascript block in your view with IDE checking or intellisense

Created 4 years ago by yiqing95, updated 4 years ago by yiqing95.

this is my way for embed js code block in view file:

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Easy way to redirect http:\\localhost\yii2-basic to http:\\localhost\yii2-basic\web\index.php

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

First of all, install yii2 basic template according below link:

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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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