Here are the steps to deploy a Yii application to a production server:
- Set up a production server with the necessary software packages, such as PHP, web server (Apache or Nginx), MySQL or another database server, and Git.
- Clone the Yii application repository from the Git repository.
- Create a new database for the application on the production server and import the database schema from the development environment.
- Configure the application environment and database connection settings in the Yii application configuration file.
- Make sure that the production server has the necessary PHP extensions and libraries for the Yii application.
- Use Composer to install the required packages and dependencies for the Yii application.
- Set up the web server configuration to serve the Yii application, such as setting up the document root and the URL rewriting rules.
- Set up the file permissions and ownership for the Yii application directories and files.
- Test the Yii application on the production server to make sure it is running without errors.