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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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YII2 : simple language Switcher Widget

Created 4 years ago by phunsanit, updated 4 years ago by phunsanit.
  1. create file common\components\languageSwitcher.php
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Version: 2.0
Category: Tutorials

Customize your Growl/Alert msg easy and quickly

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

I leverage Kartik's notification widgets.

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips

Profiling using XDebug

Created 6 years ago by le_top, updated 4 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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Use kartik Growl with Yii2 flash messages

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

This is to show you how to use Yii2 flash messages with Kartik Growl (bootstrap notify wrapper).

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Using PayPal IPN with Yii2

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

I'm using PayPal's script from

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips

Debuging variables in Yii2

Created 5 years ago by johonunu, updated 5 years ago by johonunu.

This tutorial is explained following "basic" application structure.

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips

`forceCopy` per Asset Bundle

Created 5 years ago by schmunk, updated 5 years ago by schmunk.

During development and depending on your setup you may need to use the options forceCopy or linkAssets of the asset manager to work around possible file-system and permission issues.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

YII2 Pagination Options

Created 5 years ago by VivekYii, updated 5 years ago by VivekYii.

solution here If we are using default pagination option like

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips

Use minified version of JqueryAsset, BootstrapAsset (and all default assets)

Created 5 years ago by robregonm, updated 5 years ago by robregonm.

By default, Yii 2.0 chooses to use the non-minified version of Jquery and Bootstrap files (CSS and JS). However, there's a simple way to indicate Yii to use the minified version.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Running applications with Docker

Created 5 years ago by schmunk, updated 5 years ago by schmunk.

When building PHP web applications you usually have to take care about defining and providing a consistent development and production environment for your team. This includes your application packages, PHP-extensions, database servers and often further components such as a mail server or workers.

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tutorials

RBAC Super Simple with Admin and User

Created 5 years ago by evercode, updated 5 years ago by evercode.

One of the common requests I see in the forum is how to implement RBAC. While you can implement Yii 2's built-in RBAC, that might be too much for developers who are just starting with Yii 2 or have simpler needs. Sometimes you are looking for a fast solution and just want two flavors, user and admin. And even if you will eventually need more, you can use these methods as a starting point for devel...

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tutorials

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

Created 5 years ago by raminious, updated 5 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

Yii 2 list of path aliases available with default basic and advanced app.

Created 5 years ago by Kartik V, updated 5 years ago by Kartik V.

If you are coming over from Yii 1.x to Yii 2, and already read this guide, you may note that namespaces are very important in Yii 2 to identify classes. But do you know the list of seeded path aliases that come shipped with a basic or advanced app? Here is my attempt to list them.

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips

Tutorial about How to Integrate Yii2 with fantastic theme AdminLTE

Created 5 years ago by ThePr0f3550r, updated 5 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
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Moving the vendor directory for multiple projects

Created 5 years ago by mariosimaremare, updated 5 years ago by mariosimaremare.

This How-To is useful if you are planning to move the Yii vendor directory outside the default location.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos

Pjax on ActiveForm and GridView - Yii2

Created 5 years ago by Sreenadh, updated 5 years ago by Sreenadh.

Here is a example on how to use Pjax with GridView (yii\grid\GridView) and ActiveForm (yii\widgets\ActiveForm) widgets in Yii2.

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Version: 2.0
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Analyse the server's USER-AGENT against browsecap file to determine it's capability.

Created 5 years ago by Deepak Pradhan, updated 5 years ago by Deepak Pradhan.

Does your application need to know user's details on browser details, os and device type? We can use PHP's misc. function to achieve that provided you have an update copy of browsercap.ini

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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

Easy way to redirect http:\\localhost\yii2-basic to http:\\localhost\yii2-basic\web\index.php

Created 5 years ago by Scott_Huang, updated 5 years ago by Scott_Huang.

First of all, install yii2 basic template according below link:

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips