Multi level article category module

0.0.3 2015-10-09 15:54 UTC

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Yii2 Multi Level Article Category Module

Extention module for https://github.com/trntv/yii2-starter-kit article & article category system. Adds the ability to create a n+1 level navigation system of article categories.


Recommended way is with Composer.

  • Run composer require davidjeddy/yii2-article-category on the terminal in your {project root}.
  • OR add "davidjeddy/yii2-article-category": "dev-master@dev" to your projects composer.json and unpdate.
  • Enbable the module in your apps config/web.config module list
$config = [
    'modules' => [
        'article-category' => ['class' => 'davidjeddy\articlecategory\Module'],

DB Migration

  1. cd {project root}
  2. php ./console/yii migrate/up --migrationPath=@vendor/davidjeddy/yii2-article-category/migration

CRUD form fields

  1. Add a input field for the attribute 'order' to the article category CRUD form
  2. Follow the directions to get trntv/yii2-file-kit installed and working properly
  3. Add the CRUD form field element for thumbnail
    echo $form->field($model, 'order')->widget(
            'url' => ['/file-storage/upload'],
            'maxFileSize' => 5000000, // 5 MiB

See ./docs/ArticleCategory.php for an example of the altered article-category model See ./docs/_form.php for example of CRUD form


0.0.X : Add logic to display categories AND article per navigation level on each VW