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Provide SVG when the browser supports it, else PNG (using CHtml::image overload)

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

Modern browsers support SVG, older browsers do not. This replacement for CHtml::image() allows you to handle to propose SVG in an efficient way with PNG as a fallback.

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Version: 1.1
Category: Tips

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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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips

Add model validator in Controller

Created 4 years ago by Kostas Apazidis (KonApaz), updated 4 years ago by Kostas Apazidis (KonApaz).

There are cases that model validators should be depended by controller/action and you couldn't manipulate on the model class or using scenarios in easy way

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Version: 1.1
Category: Tips

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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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips

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

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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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips

Expert's model generation with Gii

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

Efficient coding with Yii implies efficient use of the code generator. This article shares the personalised Gii templates that were built starting from the standard templates proposed by AweGen.

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Version: 1.1
Category: Tips

Search scenario (CGridView, etc.): avoid default values from database as search condition.

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

Yii has a neat "trick" that will assign default values to new CActiveRecords. When performing a search() though, this is pretty annoying as they automatically apply as filter values.

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Version: 1.1
Category: Tips

View a related field in CGridView

Created 4 years ago by rafaelt88, updated 3 years ago by rafaelt88.

Generally we need to show one or more fields from a model that is related to another model used in CGridView. For our case we will use two related models, which explain how to use model "A" fields in a CGridView that used model "B".

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Version: 1.1
Category: Tips

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

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

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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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips

Make an ajax request to another server using JSONP

Created 5 years ago by Kostas Apazidis (KonApaz), updated 5 years ago by Kostas Apazidis (KonApaz).

There are cases that you want to make an ajax request to another server and get the results.

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Version: 1.1
Category: Tips

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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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips

Create URL to language switcher anchor with langhandler

Created 5 years ago by Anas AbuDayah, updated 5 years ago by Anas AbuDayah.

This topic is related with langhandler extension

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Version: 1.1
Category: Tips

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

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

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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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips

Locking your Yii 2 project package versions with composer.lock

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

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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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips

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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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips

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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Version: all
Category: Tips

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
Category: Tips

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
Category: Tips

Yii2 default values for Index data Provider

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

Guys,

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips