Wiki articles in category How-tos

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

Created 5 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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Single PHP entry point with Nginx

Created 5 years ago by MadAnd, updated 5 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 6 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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Version: 2.0
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UUID instead of an auto-increment integer for ID with Active Record

Created 6 months ago by grigori, updated a month 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

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

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 10 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 6 years ago by edoardo849, updated 6 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 6 years ago by hemc, updated 6 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 6 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 6 years ago by CTala, updated 6 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 7 years ago by le_top, updated 5 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

[Guide] How to actually separate Frontend (User) and Backend (Admin) on Yii2 Advanced

Created 5 years ago by Wade Shuler, updated 5 years ago by samdark.

I am writing this guide because I struggled to find a resource that included ALL of the necessary steps to completely separate the frontend from the backend. After reading guides like Configuring different sessions for backend and frontend in yii-advanced-app and [yii2 configuring d...

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Escape from Default's Yii2 Delete Confirm Box

Created 6 years ago by Antonio Ramirez, updated 4 years ago by Cozumel.

If you started playing with Yii2's new GridView, you will soon realize that some things have improved quite a lot, but I am sure its going to be a bit confusing at first glance when you try to modify certain javascript behaviors like for example, its delete confirmation dialog box.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Creating a Dependent Dropdown From Scratch in Yii2

Created 5 years ago by ThePr0f3550r, updated 2 years ago by alrazi.

I have read http://www.yiiframework.com/wiki/24/creating-a-dependent-dropdown/ (Dependen Dropdown Yii1), but I can't implement it in Yii2 because Yii2 does not have built-in AJAX functionality hem.. I searched about it and came across this post

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A Single Page with a List and a Detail

Created 3 years ago by softark, updated 3 years ago by Patrick Jones.

The CRUD generator of Gii has done a wonderful job for you, and you already have a list of items in the "index" page and a detailed view of a specified item in the "view" page.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

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

Created 2 years ago by shiv, updated 2 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
Category: How-tos

How to use BootstrapInterface

Created 6 years ago by Antonio Ramirez, updated 6 years ago by Antonio Ramirez.

Yii2 introduces the BootstrapInterface to ease our application initialization tasks, whether they are composer based or Application bootstrap (do not mistaken with Bootstrap CSS Framework) based tasks. On this article, I am going to explain how to use it on y...

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