Yii 2 Rest Api Template

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Build Status

Demo Server


Install via Composer

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

You can then install the application using the following commands:

composer global require "fxp/composer-asset-plugin:~1.0.0"
composer create-project --prefer-dist -s dev "githubjeka/rest-yii2" .


After you install the application, you have to conduct the following steps to initialize the installed application. You only need to do these once for all.

  • Run command php init --env=Development to initialize the application with a specific environment.
  • Create a new database and adjust the components['db'] configuration in common/config/main-local.php accordingly.
  • Apply migrations with console command php yii migrate. This will create tables needed for the application to work.
  • Set document roots of your Web server:

for rest /path/to/yii-application/rest/web/ and using the URL http://localhost/ for backend /path/to/yii-application/backend/web/ and using the URL http://backend-localhost/

Use demo/demo to login into the application on http://localhost/v1/user/login. See /rest/config/main.php for more info by URL


See rest/config/main.php

API available:

// version 1
OPTIONS /index.php?r=v1/user/login
POST /index.php?r=v1/user/login

OPTIONS /index.php?r=v1/posts
GET /index.php?r=v1/posts
GET /index.php?r=v1/posts/ID
POST /index.php?r=v1/posts
PUT /index.php?r=v1/posts/ID
DELETE /index.php?r=v1/posts/ID

OPTIONS /index.php?r=v1/comments
GET /index.php?r=v1/comments
GET /index.php?r=v1/comments/ID
POST /index.php?r=v1/comments
PUT /index.php?r=v1/comments/ID
DELETE /index.php?r=v1/comments/ID

//version 2
OPTIONS /index.php?r=v2/user/login
POST /index.php?r=v2/user/login

You can hide index.php from URL. For that see


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