yii2Asset management

Syntax

  • the depended assets will be loaded before this assets in given order
    • public $depends = [ 'yii\web\YiiAsset', 'yii\bootstrap\BootstrapAsset', 'yii\bootstrap\BootstrapPluginAsset', 'cinghie\fontawesome\FontAwesomeAsset', ];

Remarks

this example is based on the advanced template https://github.com/yiisoft/yii2-app-advanced

The cinghie asset in this example is the asset package for adminLTE https://github.com/cinghie/yii2-admin-lte

This is part of the layout file

<?php
/* this example is based on the advanced template
 * This file is located in 
 * backend/views/layouts/main.php 
 */

use yii\helpers\Html;

// here the asset is registered
use cinghie\adminlte\AdminLTEAsset;
AdminLTEAsset::register($this);


?>
<?php $this->beginPage() ?>
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="<?= Yii::$app->language ?>">
<head>
    <meta charset="<?= Yii::$app->charset ?>">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
    <?= Html::csrfMetaTags() ?>
    <title><?= Html::encode($this->title) ?></title>
    <?php $this->head() ?>
</head>
   
 <body class="hold-transition skin-blue sidebar-mini">
    
<?php $this->beginBody() ?>

<?= $content ?>

<?php $this->endBody() ?>
            
</body>
</html>
<?php $this->endPage() ?>

This is the Asset File

<?php

/**
* This file is the Asset Bundle File located in 
*  vendor/cinghie/yii2-admin-lte/AdminLTEAsset.php
* @copyright Copyright &copy; Gogodigital Srls
* @company Gogodigital Srls - Wide ICT Solutions 
* @website http://www.gogodigital.it
* @github https://github.com/cinghie/yii2-admin-lte
* @license GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE VERSION 3
* @package yii2-AdminLTE
* @version 1.3.10
*/

namespace cinghie\adminlte;

use yii\web\AssetBundle;

/**
 * Class yii2-AdminLTEAsset
 * @package cinghie\adminlte
 */
class AdminLTEAsset extends AssetBundle
{

    /**
     * @inherit
     */
    public $sourcePath = '@bower/';

    /**
     * @inherit
     */
    public $css = [ 
        'ionicons/css/ionicons.css',
        'admin-lte/dist/css/AdminLTE.css',
        'admin-lte/dist/css/skins/_all-skins.css'
    ];
    
    /**
     * @inherit
     */
    public $js = [
        'admin-lte/dist/js/app.js'
    ];
    
    /**
     * @inherit
     */
    public $depends = [
        'yii\web\YiiAsset',
        'yii\bootstrap\BootstrapAsset',
        'yii\bootstrap\BootstrapPluginAsset',
    'cinghie\fontawesome\FontAwesomeAsset',
    ];

}

The generated HTML with automaticaly loaded assets

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en-EN">
<head>
    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
    <meta name="csrf-param" content="_csrf">
    <meta name="csrf-token" content="M01tTVZLdlBlBQEqGyYcYHc5PwI1CRknfB1bBiAaPTNBfyk0Ehg8EQ==">
    <title>Profil</title>
    <link href="/assets/f3e48cde/css/bootstrap.css?v=1473788138" rel="stylesheet">
<link href="/assets/24e44190/css/font-awesome.css?v=1473866258" rel="stylesheet">
<link href="/assets/fa4335a5/ionicons/css/ionicons.css?v=1473866258" rel="stylesheet">
<link href="/assets/fa4335a5/admin-lte/dist/css/AdminLTE.css?v=1473866258" rel="stylesheet">
<link href="/assets/fa4335a5/admin-lte/dist/css/skins/_all-skins.css?v=1473866258" rel="stylesheet"></head>
<body class="hold-transition skin-blue sidebar-mini">

....

</script><script src="/assets/69b4ffbe/jquery.js?v=1473788138"></script>
<script src="/assets/6aa8a809/yii.js?v=1473788138"></script>
<script src="/assets/f3e48cde/js/bootstrap.js?v=1473788138"></script>
<script src="/assets/fa4335a5/admin-lte/dist/js/app.js?v=1473866258"></script>

</body>
</html>