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Apache and mod_rewrite (and .htaccess) in Ubuntu

To enable mod_rewrite in Ubuntu, you just need to write this command in terminal

sudo a2enmod rewrite

Restart your your apache.

sudo service apache2 restart


After enabling mod_rewrite you can write .htaccess file for your web application.

CakePHP | URL Rewrites on IIS7 (Windows hosts / Azure)

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IIS7 does not natively support .htaccess files. While there are add-ons that can add this support, you can also import htaccess rules into IIS to use CakePHP’s native rewrites. To do this, follow these steps:




1. Create a new file in your CakePHP root folder, called Web.config.
     /site/wwwroot/    or  /site/wwwroot/cakefolder/ or outside of your app   directory

2. Paste this rule to your Web.config.

<?xmlversion="1.0"encoding="UTF-8"?><configuration><system.webServer><rewrite><rules><clear/><rulename="Imported Rule 0"stopProcessing="true"><matchurl="^(img|css|files|js)(.*)$"></match><actiontype="Rewrite"url="app/webroot/{R:1}{R:2}"appendQueryString="false"></action></rule><rulename="Imported Rule 1"stopProcessing="true"><matchurl="^(.*)$"ignoreCase="false" /><conditionslogicalGr…

CakePHP: COUNT data and GROUP BY date

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Goal: Count Tip Offs created per day for a month to use for graph
Problem: created field name is in datetime format: Y-m-d H:i:s
Solution: format SQL Query date: DATE_FORMAT(TipOff.created, '%Y-%m-%d')





Inside the function of controller
<?php$tipOffsMonthly=$this->TipOff->find('all', array('conditions'=>array('AND'=>array('TipOff.electric_cooperatives_id'=>AuthComponent::User('electric_cooperatives_id'), 'TipOff.created BETWEEN ? AND ?'=>array($first_day, $last_day))), 'fields'=>array("COUNT('created') as per_day", 'created'), 'group'=>array("DATE_FORMAT(TipOff.created, '%Y-%m-%d')") ));?>

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CakePHP : Load Model from other Controller

In your Controller were you want to load the model.

<?php  App::import('Controller');class ReportsController extends AppController {publicfunction other_reports(){//this will load other model $this->loadModel('OtherModel');$otherModels=$this->OtherModel->find('all');$this->set('otherModels',$otherModels);}}?>

CakePHP: Calling function from other controller

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Import Controller of the function you want to use.

Once you imported  the controller you can call any function of this controller.

<?php//Import controller  App::import('Controller','SmsOutgoings');class ReportsController extends AppController {publicfunctionadd(){$message="Notification: New report submitted!";//Instantiation$SmsOutgoings=new SmsOutgoingsController;//Call a method from SmsOutgoingsControllerwith parameter$SmsOutgoings->notify_user($user_id,$message);}}?> Other way is by using the requestAction() function
<?phpclass ReportsController extends AppController {publicfunctionadd(){$message="Notification: New report submitted!";//Call a method from SmsOutgoingsController with parameter$this->requestAction('/sms_outgoings/notify_user',array($user_id,$message))

CakePHP : Updating the session user data after edit

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<?php
//users controller

if ($this->User->save($this->request->data)) {
if($this->request->data['User']['id'] == AuthComponent::User('id')){ //if current logged in user  update user session data

                  $this->Session->write('Auth.User.first_name', $this->request->data['User']['first_name']); //updating first_name only

                  $this->Session->write('Auth.User.username', $this->request->data['User']['username']); //updating username only

                  $this->Session->write('Auth.User', array_merge(AuthComponent::User(), $this->request->data['User']) );   //updating all user session data

                }
                $this->Session->setFlash('The user has been saved');
                $this->Session->setFlash('', 'default', array(), 'success');
                $this->redirect(arra…