Yii 2 forum

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dev-master 2014-06-12 09:39 UTC

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forum based on yii2,this is an experimental product, not use for production, unless you know what you are doing

forum feature.

community, wiki, edit Used markdown, tags, rbac, third-party login (weibo, qq), announcements


  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 application template that your Web server supports PHP 5.4.0. The Memory limit must not lower than 6MB, recommended 128MB. You can open up requirements.php file from root folder in browser to explore more requirements details.


Install via github

clone https://github.com/yiier/forum.git

Then download Composer take the composer.phar in the web root directory,using the following command:

php composer.phar update --prefer-dist

You can then access the application through the following URL:


Install via Composer

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

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

php composer.phar create-project --prefer-dist --stability=dev yiier/forum forum

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




Create the file config/db-local.php with the connection infomation for your local environment, for example:

return [
	'class' => 'yii\db\Connection',
	'dsn' => 'mysql:host=;dbname=forum', // Don't use localhost, Because IPv4/IPv6 recognition very slow to connect to mysql
	'username' => 'root',
	'password' => '1234',
	'charset' => 'utf8',

NOTE: forum.sql in the root folder, import it into the database, this has to be done manually before you can access it.

Also check and edit the other files in the config/ directory to customize your application.