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Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 4 years ago by Kartik V.

Using the yii2-datecontrol extension along with yii2-detail-view widget

The yii2-datecontrol extension allows you to control separate date formats for display and saving for form inputs.

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Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 4 years ago by Kartik V.

Editing, Deleting, and Viewing model data with the yii2-detail-view extension

The yii2-detail-view extension offers you an easy way to EDIT and VIEW your model data, toggle these modes, and adds other features. You can read the extension documentation and/or view a demo of this extension, to understand usage.

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Category: Tutorials
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 3 years ago by Kartik V.

Configuring different sessions for backend and frontend in Yii advanced app

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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Category: How-tos
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 4 years ago by Kartik V.

Save and Display Date/Time Fields in different formats in Yii2

You would find having such a need in most Yii Projects. Your database needs a specific format to store date fields, while you may want to display it in different formats to the users on forms and other views.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 4 years ago by Kartik V.

Filter & Sort by Summary Data in GridView Yii 2.0

This wiki explains how to add summary data from related models into your Yii Framework 2.0 gridview with filtering and sorting by the summary columns.

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Category: Tutorials
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 4 years ago by Kartik V.

Displaying uploaded file from DB for update with FileInput widget

This is for folks who are using \kartik\widgets\FileInput to upload files from your client. How do you display an image for update after you have uploaded it to the server using the widget?

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 4 years ago by Kartik V.

Managing a star rating with the StarRating widget in Yii 2

In Yii 1.x, there was a built in widget CStarRating based on the jquery star rating plugin. There exists no prebuilt solution in Yii2, however the same concepts can be extended using any jquery plugin.

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Version: 2.0
Category: How-tos
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 4 years ago by Kartik V.

Managing your nested dropdown dependency with DepDrop widget

If you are coming over to Yii 2 from Yii 1.x, you may have already read this useful wiki for creating dependent dropdowns. You can use a similar approach in Yii 2 to do the same. But if you are looking at a prebuilt solution that helps you manage it easier, read along.

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tutorials
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 3 years ago by Kartik V.

Using your own forked version of extensions with composer

So you want to use a fork of any existing vendor extension with your Yii 2 install and use the fork, instead of original source. This does not need you to push any update or register your package on packagist.org. You are recommended to follow the approach below:

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tutorials
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 4 years ago by Kartik V.

Install specific Yii2 vendor extension & dependency without updating other packages.

The tips here are for advanced usages of composer and its assumed you have read about using composer and have a knowledge of your vendor packages to be updated. Let's consider, you want to update only one specific yii2 vendor library, without updating all the other extension packages?

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 4 years ago by Kartik V.

Locking your Yii 2 project package versions with composer.lock

Ok, you have installed a Yii 2 basic or advanced app for the first time and completed the post install steps. You have picked up a few extensions to install for the first time as well. You would already see a composer.lock file in your application root folder.

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 4 years ago by Kartik V.

How to store array/widget configuration to the database with config validation rules

Note the tag {{homeUrl}} will be dynamically replaced at runtime.

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tutorials
Created 4 years ago by CTala, updated 4 years ago by CTala.

My Own Components Folder in Yii2

In Yii1 I used to have my own components under the components folder of the structure, now with namespacing this is a little bit different.

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 4 years ago by toph.

FORM with GET method causes repeated stacking of URL Parameters

// In Yii 1.x $form = $this->beginWidget('CActiveForm', [

'id' => 'order-search-form',
'method' => 'get',

]); echo $form->textInput($searchModel, 'id'); echo CHtml::submitButton('Find', ['class' => 'btn btn-primary']); $this->endWidget(); `

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Category: Tips
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 3 years ago by Kartik V.

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

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
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 2 years ago by Said Bakr.

Handling tabular data loading and validation in Yii 2

The only differences in Yii 2 is that its much simpler due to available functions in the Model class for loading and validating models.

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tutorials
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 4 years ago by Kartik V.

Overcoming removal of client helpers (e.g. ajaxLink) and ClientScript in Yii 2.0

Alternatively, inline assets (JS/CSS) can be registered at runtime from within the View. For example you can clearly simulate the ajaxLink feature using a inline javascript. Its however recommended if you can merge where possible, client code (JS/CSS) into separate JS/CSS files and loaded through the AssetBundle. Note there is no more need of a CClientScript anymore:

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Version: 2.0
Category: FAQs
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 9 months ago by alrazi.

Activating Bootstrap 3 Tooltips & Popover for your Yii Site.

Step 1: Initialize the Bootstrap Tooltip & Popover plugins in your view layout file @web\views\layouts\main.php. Add this to somewhere in the beginning head section (after you have loaded the Jquery using your AppAsset or something similar).

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Version: 2.0
Category: Tips
Created 4 years ago by CTala, updated 4 years ago by CTala.

Yii2 default values for Index data Provider

Guys,

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Category: Tips
Created 4 years ago by Kartik V, updated 4 years ago by Kartik V.

How to read HTML5 Multiple File Input from controller?

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