Yii 2 Basic Project Template; customized by AS infotrack AG

2.0.10 2016-10-20 12:10 UTC

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The minimum requirement by this project template that your Web server supports PHP 5.4.0.


Install via Composer

If you do not have Composer, you may install it by following the instructions at

You can then install this project template using the following command:

php composer.phar global require "fxp/composer-asset-plugin:^1.2.0"
php composer.phar create-project --prefer-dist --stability=dev asinfotrack/yii2-app-basic your-folder-name dev-master

or if you have composer and php on the path-variable

composer global require "fxp/composer-asset-plugin:^1.2.0"
composer create-project --prefer-dist --stability=dev asinfotrack/yii2-app-basic your-folder-name dev-master

Now you should be able to access the application through the following URL, assuming basic is the directory directly under the Web root.


Install NPM, its modules and create first grunt-build

Assert npm is properly installed and on your path-variable and execute the following command:

npm install

After all modules are installed, you can create first grunt build:

grunt build

After that you can use the console with only grunt which will start listening for relevant file changes.

Update cookie validation key

Set cookie validation key in config/web.php file to some random secret string:

'request' => [
    'cookieValidationKey' => '<secret random string goes here>',

You can then access the application through the following URL:




Edit the file config/db.php and enter db-credentials of local- and production-server.


Add users to config/params.php to enable user control. Later replace this with db users.

App name

Update the app name in config/web.php to the actual app name.