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yii\base\Configurable, yii\base\ViewContextInterface

Runs the PHP built-in web server.

In order to access server from remote machines use That is especially useful when running server in a virtual machine.

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# Public Properties

Property Description
action yii\base\Action – The action that is currently being executed.
behaviors yii\base\Behavior – List of behaviors attached to this component
color boolean – Whether to enable ANSI color in the output.
defaultAction string – The ID of the action that is used when the action ID is not specified in the request.
docroot string – Path or path alias to directory to serve
help boolean – Whether to display help information about current command.
helpSummary string
id string – The ID of this controller.
interactive boolean – Whether to run the command interactively.
layout null, string, false – The name of the layout to be applied to this controller's views.
module yii\base\Module – The module that this controller belongs to.
modules yii\base\Module – All ancestor modules that this controller is located within.
passedOptionValues array – The properties corresponding to the passed options
passedOptions array – The names of the options passed during execution
port integer – Port to serve on.
request yii\base\Request, array, string – The request.
response yii\base\Response, array, string – The response.
route string – The route (module ID, controller ID and action ID) of the current request.
router string – Path to router script.
silentExitOnException boolean – If true - script finish with ExitCode::OK in case of exception.
uniqueId string – The controller ID that is prefixed with the module ID (if any).
view yii\base\View, yii\web\View – The view object that can be used to render views or view files.
viewPath string – The directory containing the view files for this controller.

# docroot

Default value

Path or path alias to directory to serve

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# Public Methods

Method Description
__call() Calls the named method which is not a class method.
__clone() This method is called after the object is created by cloning an existing one.
__construct() Constructor.
__get() Returns the value of an object property.
__isset() Checks if a property is set, i.e. defined and not null.
__set() Sets value of an object property.
__unset() Sets an object property to null.
actionIndex() Runs PHP built-in web server.
actions() Declares external actions for the controller.
afterAction() This method is invoked right after an action is executed.
ansiFormat() Formats a string with ANSI codes.
attachBehavior() Attaches a behavior to this component.
attachBehaviors() Attaches a list of behaviors to the component.
beforeAction() This method is invoked right before an action is executed.
behaviors() Returns a list of behaviors that this component should behave as.
bindActionParams() Binds the parameters to the action.
canGetProperty() Returns a value indicating whether a property can be read.
canSetProperty() Returns a value indicating whether a property can be set.
className() Returns the fully qualified name of this class.
confirm() Asks user to confirm by typing y or n.
createAction() Creates an action based on the given action ID.
detachBehavior() Detaches a behavior from the component.
detachBehaviors() Detaches all behaviors from the component.
ensureBehaviors() Makes sure that the behaviors declared in behaviors() are attached to this component.
findLayoutFile() Finds the applicable layout file.
getActionArgsHelp() Returns the help information for the anonymous arguments for the action.
getActionHelp() Returns the detailed help information for the specified action.
getActionHelpSummary() Returns a one-line short summary describing the specified action.
getActionOptionsHelp() Returns the help information for the options for the action.
getBehavior() Returns the named behavior object.
getBehaviors() Returns all behaviors attached to this component.
getHelp() Returns help information for this controller.
getHelpSummary() Returns one-line short summary describing this controller.
getModules() Returns all ancestor modules of this controller.
getOptionValues() Returns properties corresponding to the options for the action id Child classes may override this method to specify possible properties.
getPassedOptionValues() Returns the properties corresponding to the passed options.
getPassedOptions() Returns the names of valid options passed during execution.
getRoute() Returns the route of the current request.
getUniqueId() Returns the unique ID of the controller.
getView() Returns the view object that can be used to render views or view files.
getViewPath() Returns the directory containing view files for this controller.
hasEventHandlers() Returns a value indicating whether there is any handler attached to the named event.
hasMethod() Returns a value indicating whether a method is defined.
hasProperty() Returns a value indicating whether a property is defined.
init() Initializes the object.
isColorEnabled() Returns a value indicating whether ANSI color is enabled.
off() Detaches an existing event handler from this component.
on() Attaches an event handler to an event.
optionAliases() Returns option alias names.
options() Returns the names of valid options for the action (id) An option requires the existence of a public member variable whose name is the option name.
prompt() Prompts the user for input and validates it.
render() Renders a view and applies layout if available.
renderContent() Renders a static string by applying a layout.
renderFile() Renders a view file.
renderPartial() Renders a view without applying layout.
run() Runs a request specified in terms of a route.
runAction() Runs an action within this controller with the specified action ID and parameters.
select() Gives the user an option to choose from. Giving '?' as an input will show a list of options to choose from and their explanations.
setView() Sets the view object to be used by this controller.
setViewPath() Sets the directory that contains the view files.
stderr() Prints a string to STDERR.
stdout() Prints a string to STDOUT.
trigger() Triggers an event.

# Protected Methods

Method Description
bindInjectedParams() Fills parameters based on types and names in action method signature.
parseDocCommentDetail() Returns full description from the docblock.
parseDocCommentSummary() Returns the first line of docblock.
parseDocCommentTags() Parses the comment block into tags.

# Constants

Constant Description