When to use Active Record is a common question among developers, Yii and overall.
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...
Sometimes the App needs a nicer look & feel, so its necessary to organize the assets for this and Yii can help a lot to make it easy. In this article I provide tips for handling multiple "Designs". I use these three features:
The Problem: Yii2 utilizes by default UserIdentity configured in config/web.php for connection, this object apply one table to authentication ('identityClass' => 'app\panel\models\User'). How to authentication from diferent tables? Solution: Create instances in web.php to uses UserIdentify. eg:
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...
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.
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.
I have been working on a REST API using the excellent tools provided by Yii2. My problem was that I have to differentiate between empty values and null values. In other words,
<elem></elem> is different from null as it represents an empty string. Also, although some use
<elem/> to represent a null value it should still be interpreted as an empty string. In other cases, the absence of the eleme...
Following is the table structure
CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `tblgroups` ( `id` int(11) NOT NULL, `groupname` varchar(150) NOT NULL, `status` tinyint(1) NOT NULL DEFAULT '1' COMMENT '1=Acitve,2=Inactive', `date` datetime NOT NULL ) ENGINE=MyISAM DEFAULT CHARSET=latin1;
Bootstrap tabs gets unselected/inactive when user navigates to other page and comes back. How to make bootstrap tabs remain active/selected after navigating to different web pages.
Welcome, all of you !
It is convenient to use the same identification attribute, say
info, in all of the active records of your application. It should be a virtual read-only attribute defined by a getter method, its label being the model name.