Yii 2 Advanced Application Template
Yii 2 Advanced Application Template is a skeleton Yii 2 application best for developing complex Web applications with multiple tiers.
The template includes three tiers: front end, back end, and console, each of which is a separate Yii application.
The template is designed to work in a team development environment. It supports deploying the application in different environments.
The minimum requirement by this application template that your Web server supports PHP 5.4.0.
Extract the archive file downloaded from yiiframework.com to
a directory named
advanced that is directly under the Web root.
Then follow the instructions given in "GETTING STARTED".
You can then install the application using the following command:
php composer.phar global require "fxp/composer-asset-plugin:1.0.0" php composer.phar create-project --prefer-dist --stability=dev yiisoft/yii2-app-advanced advanced
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
initto initialize the application with a specific environment.
- Create a new database and adjust the
- Apply migrations with console command
yii migrate. This will create tables needed for the application to work.
- Set document roots of your Web server:
- for frontend
/path/to/yii-application/frontend/web/and using the URL
- for backend
/path/to/yii-application/backend/web/and using the URL
To login into the application, you need to first sign up, with any of your email address, username and password. Then, you can login into the application with same email address and password at any time.