Wiki articles in category How-tos

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

Created 12 days ago by grigori, updated 12 days ago by samdark.

bad design of Active Record.

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Change default date format in Oracle

Created 2 months ago by lenovo, updated 2 months 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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Move sources to src

Created 3 months ago by samdark, updated 3 months 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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Events registration examples

Created 8 months ago by minitia, updated 8 months ago by minitia.

Register an event handler at Object-Level

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Category: How-tos
Tags: events, yii2

Using multiple models in an identity

Created a year ago by samdark, updated 10 months 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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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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An alternative way to ElasticSearch

Created a year ago by Necip, updated a year 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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Pjax GridView: refresh page after delete

Created a year ago by hehbhehb, updated a year 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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How to login from different tables in Yii2

Created a year ago by AndroideLP, updated a month 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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Use non Gmail/Gsuite on Gcloud projects

Created a year ago by Luis Armando, updated a year 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 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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How to make UrlManager createAbsoluteUrl work with sub-domains

Created 2 years ago by Wade Shuler, updated a year 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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Yii2: How to create/develop a new extension using Composer locally without version control or Git

Created 3 years ago by Wade Shuler, updated 8 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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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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How To: Custom Client Validation On Checkbox Toggle and Optional Input Field

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

I just chased my tail around for a bit today. I got lost with setting the status of all inputs, and banging my head on why the "validate" function just wasn't working.

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Yii2cdn Component

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

A Yii Framework 2 component for using assets in different environments (Local/CDNs)

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Category: How-tos
Tags: assets, CDN, yii2
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MySQL migration environment

Created 4 years ago by Fabrizio Caldarelli, updated 4 years ago by Fabrizio Caldarelli.

It can happen that you work in development environment and you make changes to database tables structures, adding tables, or changing fields.

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How to install Yii 2 advanced on a shared hosting environment

Created 4 years ago by oligalma, updated 4 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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Simple Google Maps object for use with ajax maps

Created 4 years ago by Chris Backhouse, updated 4 years ago by Chris Backhouse.

The Google mapping extension by Dos Amigos (link) is really great but there are difficulties with Google maps when you want to manipulate your map object with Ajax.

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