Yii 2 Basic Gulp Sass Application Template using Zurb Foundation for Sites
Yii 2 Basic Gulp Sass Application Template using Zurb Foundation for Sites is a skeleton Yii 2 application that adds support for Gulp and Sass.
The template contains the basic features including user login/logout and a contact page. It includes all commonly used configurations that would allow you to focus on adding new features to your application.
assets/ contains assets definition
commands/ contains console commands (controllers)
config/ contains application configurations
controllers/ contains Web controller classes
mail/ contains view files for e-mails
models/ contains model classes
runtime/ contains files generated during runtime
tests/ contains various tests for the basic application
vendor/ contains dependent 3rd-party packages
views/ contains view files for the Web application
web/ contains the entry script and Web resources
The minimum requirement by this project template that your Web server supports PHP 5.4.0.
Before you start, make sure you have installed composer and Node.js. If you are on Debian or Ubuntu you might also want to install the libnotify-bin package, which is used by Gulp to inform you about its status.
install gulp globally if you haven't done so before
npm install -g gulp-cli
install browsersync globally if you haven't done so before
npm install -g browser-sync
You can then install this project template using the following command:
php composer.phar global require "fxp/composer-asset-plugin:~1.1.1"
php composer.phar create-project --prefer-dist --stability=dev jacmoe/yii2-app-basic-zurbified basiczurb
Install the node modules by running this command at the project root directory:
After a successful install, build the project using:
Now you should be able to access the application through the following URL, assuming
basic is the directory
directly under the Web root.
To launch a browser window and watch the project for changes:
To build optimized for production (minification, etc) specify the
gulp build --production
Edit the file
config/db.php with real data, for example:
return [ 'class' => 'yii\db\Connection', 'dsn' => 'mysql:host=localhost;dbname=yii2basic', 'username' => 'root', 'password' => '1234', 'charset' => 'utf8', ];
- Yii won't create the database for you, this has to be done manually before you can access it.
- Check and edit the other files in the
config/directory to customize your application as required.
- Refer to the README in the
testsdirectory for information specific to basic application tests.