Wiki articles in category How-tos

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Move sources to src

Created 9 months ago by samdark, updated 8 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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Use non Gmail/Gsuite on Gcloud projects

Created 2 years 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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`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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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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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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MongoDB's RBAC support class extending BaseManager

Created 5 years ago by edoardo849, updated 5 years ago by edoardo849.

Here's a possible implementation for MongoDb of the RBAC standard. Create a class "MongoDbManager" in `common\components and modify your params.php` file like this:

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Category: How-tos
Tags: mongodb, rbac, yii2

Yii2 - Upgrading to Bootstrap 4

Created 3 months ago by Richard Pillay, updated 2 months ago by Richard Pillay.

Yii2 - Converting from Bootstrap3 to Bootstrap4

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Integrating ZF2 into Yii - use case demonstrated

Created 6 years ago by Boaz, updated 6 years ago by Boaz.

I needed to use a class from ZF2 in my Yii project. I've read probably all there is about this subject and still I needed lots of trial & errors to get it working, probably due to my lack of experience working with namepsaces and ZF2 in general. Also, the resources on the web are all partial, at best. Most simply refer to ZF1 where things are technically different. When I got it all working I de...

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

Created 5 months ago by grigori, updated a month ago by samdark.

I have an API. It's built with a RESTful extension over Active Record, and some endpoints provide PUT methods to upload files. By a REST design we create an entity with POST /video first, and then upload a video file with PUT /video/{id}/data.

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Single PHP entry point with Nginx

Created 5 years ago by MadAnd, updated 5 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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Change default date format in Oracle

Created 8 months ago by lenovo, updated 8 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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Tags: database

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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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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Execute migration on server/linux using shell

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

It's easy to execute migration locally on XAMPP using cmd, but on server where you script is it's little bit harder.

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using 'whenClient' for complex client side validation

Created 5 years ago by thiagoc7, updated 5 years ago by thiagoc7.

You have a 'Category' model with Id, Name and Visibility (boolean, where 0 = Public, and 1 = Private).

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Yii2cdn Component

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

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

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Tags: assets, CDN, yii2

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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Before Query Example : Soft Delete

Created 5 years ago by moo.tensai, updated 4 years ago by moo.tensai.

This is how i do before query on Yii 2.0

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How to use BootstrapInterface

Created 6 years ago by Antonio Ramirez, updated 6 years ago by Antonio Ramirez.

Yii2 introduces the BootstrapInterface to ease our application initialization tasks, whether they are composer based or Application bootstrap (do not mistaken with Bootstrap CSS Framework) based tasks. On this article, I am going to explain how to use it on y...

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