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Created 7 days ago by CeBe, updated 7 days ago by CeBe.

Getting information from the current locale

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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Created a month ago by Necip, updated 4 days ago by Necip.

An alternative way to ElasticSearch

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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Created 3 months ago by hehbhehb, updated 23 days ago by CeBe.

Pjax GridView: refresh page after delete

Normally, after clicking the delete button in gridview, the record will be deleted and the page will refresh, but the page number in query string is lost. This is not always the case we expect.

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Created 4 months ago by AndroideLP, updated 4 months ago by samdark.

How to login from different tables in Yii2

The Problem: Yii2 utilizes by default UserIdentity configured in config/web.php for connection, this object appy one table to authentication ('identityClass' => 'app\painel\models\User'). How to authentication from diferent tables? Solution: Create instances in web.php to uses UserIdentify. eg:

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Created 4 months ago by Luis Armando, updated a month ago by Maurizio Domba Cerin.

Use non Gmail/Gsuite on Gcloud projects

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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Created 10 months ago by shiv, updated 10 months ago by shiv.

How to get SEO friendly URL using Model and new getUrl() function

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.

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Created a year ago by Wade Shuler, updated 4 months ago by CeBe.

How to make UrlManager createAbsoluteUrl work with sub-domains

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.

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Created a year ago by Trejder, updated a year ago by Trejder.

Interactive mode command-line command for Yii1

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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Version: 1.1
Category: How-tos
Created a year ago by Scott_Huang, updated a year ago by Scott_Huang.

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

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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Version: 1.1
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Created 2 years ago by Wade Shuler, updated 2 years ago by Wade Shuler.

Yii2: How to create/develop a new extension using Composer locally without version control or Git

Using a version control system, like Git, is nice. However, when building an extension from scratch and loading it via Composer, it adds a lot of pain in the butt steps. You have to commit your changes, update composer to pull them over, then notice there is an error, fix, commit, update. repeat.. I don't want all my baby steps under Git. Sure, I could edit my commit history, but c'mon. Just let m...

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Created 2 years ago by softark, updated 2 years ago by Patrick Jones.

A Single Page with a List and a Detail

The CRUD generator of Gii has done a wonderful job for you, and you already have a list of items in the "index" page and a detailed view of a specified item in the "view" page.

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Created 2 years ago by Wade Shuler, updated 2 years ago by Wade Shuler.

How To: Custom Client Validation On Checkbox Toggle and Optional Input Field

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

Yii2cdn Component

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

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Tags: assets, CDN, yii2
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Created 2 years ago by Fabrizio Caldarelli, updated 2 years ago by Fabrizio Caldarelli.

MySQL migration environment

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

How to install Yii 2 advanced on a shared hosting environment

I've read many comments that it's not possible to install Yii 2 advanced on a shared hosting environment, as it has two webroots. This is partially true.

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Created 2 years ago by Chris Backhouse, updated 2 years ago by Chris Backhouse.

Simple Google Maps object for use with ajax maps

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

Execute migration on server/linux using shell

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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Created 2 years ago by oligalma, updated a year ago by Maurizio Domba Cerin.

How to have truly multilingual URLs

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

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Version: 1.1
Category: How-tos
Created 2 years ago by Bizley, updated 2 years ago by Bizley.

Simple revealing and hiding the password in the password field

There are numerous usability problems:

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