How to generate a model in Yii?

by dalton_moen , in category: PHP Frameworks , a year ago

How to generate a model in Yii?

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by domenico , a year ago


Yii is a popular PHP web application framework that supports the Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture. Generating a model in Yii is a straightforward process, and you can follow these steps:

  1. Open your terminal and navigate to your Yii application's root directory.
  2. Run the following command to generate a model:./yii generate/model <ModelName> Replace <ModelName> with the name of the model you want to create. For example, if you want to create a model named "User," run the following command:./yii generate/model User
  3. Yii will prompt you to confirm the generation of the model. Type "yes" and press Enter to continue.
  4. Yii will create the model file in the models directory. The filename will be <ModelName>.php, and it will contain a skeleton model class that extends yiidbActiveRecord.The generated model class will have default attributes based on the table name in your database. You can modify these attributes and add your own as necessary.

That's it! You've successfully generated a model in Yii. You can now use this model in your Yii application to interact with the corresponding database table.