Gii Extension for Yii
This extension provides a Web-based code generator, called Gii, for Yii framework applications. You can use Gii to quickly generate models, forms, modules, CRUD, etc.
For license information check the LICENSE-file.
Documentation is at docs/guide/README.md.
The preferred way to install this extension is through composer.
composer require --prefer-dist yiisoft/yii-gii
Once the extension is installed, simply modify your application configuration as follows:
return [ 'bootstrap' => ['gii'], 'modules' => [ 'gii' => [ '__class' => yii\gii\Module::class, ], // ... ], // ... ];
You can then access Gii through the following URL:
or if you have enabled pretty URLs, you may use the following URL:
Using the same configuration for your console application, you will also be able to access Gii via command line as follows,
# change path to your application's base path cd path/to/AppBasePath # show help information about Gii yii help gii # show help information about the model generator in Gii yii help gii/model # generate City model from city table yii gii/model --tableName=city --modelClass=City