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Created 6 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 5 years ago by edoardo849, updated 4 years ago by CeBe.

Auto-update denormalized attributes with MongoDb and Yii2

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

Yii2 default values for Index data Provider

Guys,

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

FORM with GET method causes repeated stacking of URL Parameters

// 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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Created 4 years ago by CTala, updated 4 years ago by CTala.

My Own Components Folder in Yii2

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

Locking your Yii 2 project package versions with composer.lock

Ok, you have installed a Yii 2 basic or advanced app for the first time and completed the post install steps. You have picked up a few extensions to install for the first time as well. You would already see a composer.lock file in your application root folder.

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

Install specific Yii2 vendor extension & dependency without updating other packages.

The tips here are for advanced usages of composer and its assumed you have read about using composer and have a knowledge of your vendor packages to be updated. Let's consider, you want to update only one specific yii2 vendor library, without updating all the other extension packages?

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

Model validation for field ranges using yii2-field-range extension

The yii2-field-range extension enables you to easily setup ActiveField range fields with Bootstrap styling. You basically can setup two attributes joined together like a single field with combined validation error block.

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

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

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

embedded javascript block in your view with IDE checking or intellisense

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

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

Create Form With DynamicModel

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

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Category: Tips
Tags: form, model, yii2
Created 4 years ago by Scott_Huang, updated 4 years ago by Scott_Huang.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

YII2 Pagination Options

solution here If we are using default pagination option like

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

Debuging variables in Yii2

This tutorial is explained following "basic" application structure.

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

Using PayPal IPN with Yii2

I'm using PayPal's script from

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

Customize your Growl/Alert msg easy and quickly

I leverage Kartik's notification widgets.

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Created 3 years ago by Louis Gac, updated 3 years ago by Louis Gac.

Building a search GET request with scenarios ; calling a SearchModel from URLs...

Search Models are a very elegant and powerful way to build an Active Data Provider. If you use them a lot, you'll quickly need to use scenarios, which will lead you to a very DRY Controller code.

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