Wiki articles in category How-tos

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How to send email via Gmail SMTP in Yii2 framework

Created 2 months ago by Bartosz Wójcik, updated 2 months ago by Bartosz Wójcik.

One of my sites has been flooded with spam bots and as a result - Gmail gave my mailing domain a bad score and I couldn't send emails to @gmail addresses anymore, not from my email, not from my system, not from any of other domains and websites I host...

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Category: How-tos

How to redirect all emails to one inbox on Yii2 applications

Created a year ago by Gabriel A. López López.

\yii\mail\BaseMailer::useFileTransport is a great tool. If you activate it, all emails sent trough this mailer will be saved (by default) on @runtime/mail instead of being sent, allowing the devs to inspect thre result.

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How to email error logs to developer on Yii2 apps

Created a year ago by Gabriel A. López López.

Logging is a very important feature of the application. It let's you know what is happening in every moment. By default, Yii2 basic and advanced application have just a \yii\log\FileTarget target configured.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos
Tags: email, log

How to add Schema.org markup to Yii2 pages

Created a year ago by Gabriel A. López López, updated a year ago by Gabriel A. López López.

https://schema.org is a markup system that allows to embed structured data on their web pages for use by search engines and other applications. Let's see how to add Schema.org to our pages on Yii2 based websites using JSON-LD.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

How to add Open Graph and Twitter Card tags to Yii2 website.

Created a year ago by Gabriel A. López López.

OpenGraph and Twitter Cards are two metadata sets that allow to describe web pages and make it more understandable for Facebook and Twitter respectively.

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Version: 2.0
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Start using Yii2 in Raspberry Pi3 (RPI3) via Pantahub

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

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Yii2 - Upgrading to Bootstrap 4

Created a year ago by Richard Pillay, updated a year ago by Richard Pillay.

Yii2 - Converting from Bootstrap3 to Bootstrap4

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Version: 2.0
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UUID instead of an auto-increment integer for ID with Active Record

Created a year ago by grigori, updated a year ago by samdark.

I have an API. It's built with a RESTful extension over Active Record, and some endpoints provide PUT methods to upload files. By a REST design we create an entity with POST /video first, and then upload a video file with PUT /video/{id}/data.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Change default date format in Oracle

Created 2 years ago by lenovo, updated 2 years ago by samdark.

Default date format in Oracle is DD-MON-RR (25-JAN-18). With that output, we can't using date formatting.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos
Tags: database

Move sources to src

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

Yii 3 and many Yii 2 package sources are contained within src directory which is convenient since you have less directories to check.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Events registration examples

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

Register an event handler at Object-Level

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos
Tags: events, yii2

Using multiple models in an identity

Created 3 years ago by samdark, updated a month ago by Néstor Acevedo.

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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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Getting information from the current locale

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

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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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

An alternative way to ElasticSearch

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

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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Version: all
Category: How-tos

Pjax GridView: refresh page after delete

Created 3 years ago by hehbhehb, updated 3 years ago by CeBe.

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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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

How to login from different tables in Yii2

Created 3 years ago by AndroideLP, updated a year ago by lenovo.

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

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Use non Gmail/Gsuite on Gcloud projects

Created 3 years ago by Luis Armando, updated 3 years ago by Maurizio Domba Cerin.

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

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

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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Version: 2.0
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How to make UrlManager createAbsoluteUrl work with sub-domains

Created 4 years ago by Wade Shuler, updated 3 years ago by CeBe.

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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Version: 2.0
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Yii2: How to create/develop a new extension using Composer locally without version control or Git

Created 5 years ago by Wade Shuler, updated 2 years ago by jwerner.

Using a version control system, like Git, is nice. However, when building an extension from scratch and loading it via Composer, it adds a lot of pain in the butt steps. You have to commit your changes, update composer to pull them over, then notice there is an error, fix, commit, update. repeat.. I don't want all my baby steps under Git. Sure, I could edit my commit history, but c'mon. Just let m...

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