Wiki articles in category How-tos

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

Created 2 years ago by Wade Shuler, updated 4 months 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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Version: 2.0
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Upload files in Yii2 with MongoDb and GridFs

Created 5 years ago by edoardo849, updated 4 years ago by skworden.

Uploading files in a webapp can be extremely tricky and sometimes the quickest way to do it is to store the file directly in the webserver or into a DNS (like Amazon S3) and then to save the link and the metadata inside a table in the DB. The thing is that you'll have to deal with file permissions, server storage, file management and so on (which is perfectly fine, by the way).

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Tutorial about How to Integrate Yii2 with fantastic theme AdminLTE

Created 5 years ago by ThePr0f3550r, updated 4 years ago by YiiJeka.

Yii2 comes with a charming twitter bootstrap version 3. But if it is less, then you can integrate with web templates that you like. One example is wonderfull template "adminLTE"

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

How to hide /frontend/web in url addresses on apache

Created 4 years ago by raminious, updated 4 years ago by jim..

There is an issue on Yii2 to redirecting / urls to /frontend/web.
In other words we need a way to hidden /frontend/web from addresses.
We will do this without changing Apache configuration and creating virtual host or setting document root (It's good for share hostings that we have not access to apache.conf)

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

How to use GridView with AJAX

Created 5 years ago by Antonio Ramirez, updated a year ago by CeBe.

With the adoption of PJax on Yii2 things  have change quite a bit with GridView when it comes to work with them in AJAX mode. It will probably be confusing at the beginning, but then you will soon realize how powerful the new approach is.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos
Tags: pjax, widget, yii2

Write & use a custom Component in Yii2.0

Created 4 years ago by sirin k, updated 2 years ago by Maurizio Domba Cerin.

This is a simple example in Yii2.0 to understand how you can write a custom component and use it inside your app.(basic template)

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Render Form in popup via AJAX (Create and Update) with ajax validation & Also load any page via ajax Yii 2.0 (2.3)

Created 4 years ago by skworden, updated a year ago by Yii3.

There are a few issues with the other solutions I originally used that I found from other wikis. I address the issues I had in this much simpler and shorter way. I am also going to explain what is going into way more detail than others to help people understand what's going on.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Displaying, Sorting and Filtering Model Relations on a GridView

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

One of the things you will find tricky to implement is the the sorting and filtering of a GridView's column that displays related model data.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos