Wiki articles in category How-tos

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An alternative way to ElasticSearch

Created 11 months ago by Necip, updated 10 months 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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Interactive mode command-line command for Yii1

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

For one of my projects I needed an interactive console command in Yii 1, i.e. the one that is gathering all information from user in an interactive mode (a serie of questions and answers displayed directly in the console), ignoring command-line arguments at all.

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How to customize your grid columns visible and order by user themselves

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

The export to excel function will affected by the final resorted columns in case you use my export grid to excel extends hzlexportgrid too, Since that export extention just depends on the grid columns configs, and that columns been customized by user themselves just now.

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How to have truly multilingual URLs

Created 3 years ago by oligalma, updated a year ago by Maurizio Domba Cerin.

We can easily have a multilingual site if we put a "lang" parameter that comes via GET. For example:

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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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Console Based CAuthManager Helper

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

This behavior enable you to command the RBAC via console. This avoids you to install a entire rbac graphic toolkit to set up some rules in the rbac, maybe you are running inside a ssh console.

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Relation scope to test existence of related records ("EXISTS")

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

When one needs to select a record in a table that do not have related records through a relation, it is generally suggested to use a subquery. Personnaly, I prefer a high level approach, and I have a method to do it with scopes.

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Multiple CGridView virtual attributes, retrieved from a single model function. Also communication between CGridView columns and rows; and between CGridView and its own parent view.

Created 4 years ago by Gerhard Liebenberg, updated 4 years ago by Gerhard Liebenberg.

We probably have all used a virtual attribute (model function) to retrieve complex or related data for a CGridView column:

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Using Yii Gallery Manager in your Yii 1.x application

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

Finding good looking, working and not abandoned gallery manager for Yii 1.x application is a tough task. Out of all I found, only yii-gallery-manager extension looked promising. But, after downloading it, it turned out, that there are certain unusual things to do, to include it in your application. So, I decided to write this article...

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How to register scripts and css

Created 4 years ago by oligalma, updated 3 years ago by oligalma.

Then, we write this in the config > main.php:

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MailGun Api Wrapper to send emails

Created 4 years ago by VINAY Kr. SHARMA, updated 4 years ago by VINAY Kr. SHARMA.

MailGun.php Class

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How to create a custom exception and show it friendly with CJuiDialog

Created 4 years ago by Fábio Sales, updated 4 years ago by Fábio Sales.

Sometimes we need to create our custom exception and show it to the end user through a friendly way . In this article, I'm showing how to do it using CJuidialog.

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CJuiDatePicker extended for more/better language support

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

The number of languages supported by the standard CJuiDatePicker implementation is limited and the language code to use is different from the application's language code. This Wiki shows how to improve on that.

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How to validate the uniqueness of multiple columns

Created 4 years ago by oligalma, updated 3 years ago by oligalma.

I am going to show you an effective way to validate the uniqueness of multiple columns.

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How to pass the third parameter to UserIdentity on login authentication

Created 4 years ago by Rohit Suthar, updated 4 years ago by Rohit Suthar.

In this wiki I will show how could wo pass the third parameter to UserIdentity on login authenticate. So we can do separate login authentcation from two or more different models from single login form.

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Clear CGridView Filters, Sort & Pager

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

Clearing CGridView filters and sort orders from the web pages, is usefull for the end user. Yii does not seem to propose a standard method. Furthermore, this is especially usefull when filters are "remembered" in the user's session.

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How to keep filters simple in CGridView

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

The problem is not new: after setting some filters in a grid (typically in admin view), and gone to another page, returning in the grid's page I would like to find the filters with previous setting mantained.

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Themed translations (i18n)

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

When using themes you want to changes some of the translations specifically to the theme while keeping the standard translations for most of the text. Duplicating the main translation file is a headache for maintainance. This how to provides a solution.

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How to nest DB transactions without actually nesting them.

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

To secure your database from inconsistencies resulting from failing (complex) operations, you (should) use transactions. However, complex methods often rely on other complex methods that themselves build on transactions. This HowTo presents a method to nest or embed transactions without relying on the database's nesting capabilities.

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Use CGridview to sort and filter CSqlDataProvider - when used with UNRELATED tables (or complex queries)

Created 4 years ago by Gerhard Liebenberg, updated 4 years ago by Gerhard Liebenberg.

I have two tables called hospitals and departments. I have a junction table between them which holds the departments in each hospital. But sometimes I need a list of "All hospitals with All possible departments" - regardless of whether they are linked in the junction table or not.

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