Wiki articles in category How-tos

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yii2-app-advanced on single domain (Apache, Nginx)

Created 4 years ago by MadAnd, updated a year ago by MadAnd.

If you develop rather complex applications with Yii2, you might already be familiar with yii2-app-advanced application template. Well, the template is awesome and provides high flexibility regarding code/configuration sharing among parts of an application.

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Version: 2.0
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Simple revealing and hiding the password in the password field

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

There are numerous usability problems:

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

How to install Yii 2 advanced on a shared hosting environment

Created 4 years ago by oligalma, updated 7 months ago by oligalma.

I've read many comments that it's not possible to install Yii 2 advanced on a shared hosting environment, as it has two webroots. This is partially true.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

MongoDb's embedded documents mapping for ActiveRecord in Yii2

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

suppose to have in Mongo a collection "user" like:

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

How to implement cron in Yii 2

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

In advance template there is already a file yii. And there is no need to run it as php, it is Linux script.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos
Tags: console, cron, yii2

Configuring different sessions for backend and frontend in Yii advanced app

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

Your need: You require that for shared machines, the user is authenticated again for a backend access again, if someone is logged in from frontend and vice versa.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Yii2 and Pdf files with Mpdf

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

I am still new to composer and packagist, so I want to share how I am creating the pdf files because for me was not as simple as it should be.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Profiling using XDebug

Created 6 years ago by le_top, updated 4 years ago by le_top.

A short explication on how to extract profile information for PHP on your server using XDebug and KCacheGrind or WinCacheGrind.

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Version: all
Category: How-tos

Yii2: Configuring different sessions for backend and frontend in Yii Advanced Application Template

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

This is as an extension of this wiki by Kartik V which shows to make different enableAutoLogin cookies for frontend and backend.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Using multiple models in an identity

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

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

Moving the vendor directory for multiple projects

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

This How-To is useful if you are planning to move the Yii vendor directory outside the default location.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Single PHP entry point with Nginx

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

In this article I will show you how to slightly increase application security, by exploiting the fact that Yii implements the Front Controller Pattern.

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Version: all
Category: How-tos

Integrating ZF2 into Yii - use case demonstrated

Created 6 years ago by Boaz, updated 5 years ago by Boaz.

I needed to use a class from ZF2 in my Yii project. I've read probably all there is about this subject and still I needed lots of trial & errors to get it working, probably due to my lack of experience working with namepsaces and ZF2 in general. Also, the resources on the web are all partial, at best. Most simply refer to ZF1 where things are technically different. When I got it all working I de...

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Category: How-tos

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

Created 2 months ago by grigori, updated 27 days ago by grigori.

bad design of Active Record.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

How to login from different tables in Yii2

Created a year ago by AndroideLP, updated 4 months ago by AndroideLP.

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

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

How to send emails using SMTP

Created 5 years ago by robregonm, updated 10 months ago by Wade Shuler.
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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Nested inline active fields inside Bootstrap horizontal forms

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

Are you using the Bootstrap 3 form styles with Yii 2 Active Forms? Have you faced problems in displaying complex layouts which needs you to display multiple inline form fields in a single row, within bootstrap horizontal forms. Then read on.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Getting information from the current locale

Created a year ago by CeBe, updated a year 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

How to implement form events

Created 5 years ago by Antonio Ramirez, updated 4 years ago by deacs.

You have that, when a product is on development they can change its API anytime. This change is quite important though, its related on how to set the events of your form, for example, the useful beforeSubmit.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos
Tags: Forms, How to, yii2

Pjax on ActiveForm and GridView - Yii2

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

Here is a example on how to use Pjax with GridView (yii\grid\GridView) and ActiveForm (yii\widgets\ActiveForm) widgets in Yii2.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos