Class yii\console\controllers\ServeController

Inheritanceyii\console\controllers\ServeController » yii\console\Controller » yii\base\Controller » yii\base\Component » yii\base\BaseObject
Implementsyii\base\Configurable, yii\base\ViewContextInterface
Available since version2.0.7
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Runs 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.

Public Properties

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PropertyTypeDescriptionDefined By
$action yii\base\Action|null The action that is currently being executed. yii\base\Controller
$color boolean|null Whether to enable ANSI color in the output. yii\console\Controller
$defaultAction string The ID of the action that is used when the action ID is not specified in the request. yii\base\Controller
$docroot string Path or path alias to directory to serve yii\console\controllers\ServeController
$help boolean Whether to display help information about current command. yii\console\Controller
$id string The ID of this controller. yii\base\Controller
$interactive boolean Whether to run the command interactively. yii\console\Controller
$layout null|string|false The name of the layout to be applied to this controller's views. yii\base\Controller
$module yii\base\Module The module that this controller belongs to. yii\base\Controller
$port integer Port to serve on. yii\console\controllers\ServeController
$request yii\base\Request|array|string The request. yii\base\Controller
$response yii\base\Response|array|string The response. yii\base\Controller
$router string Path to router script. yii\console\controllers\ServeController
$silentExitOnException boolean|null If true - script finish with ExitCode::OK in case of exception. yii\console\Controller

Public Methods

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

Protected Methods

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MethodDescriptionDefined By
bindInjectedParams() Fills parameters based on types and names in action method signature. yii\base\Controller
getActionMethodReflection() yii\console\Controller
isAddressTaken() yii\console\controllers\ServeController
parseDocCommentDetail() Returns full description from the docblock. yii\console\Controller
parseDocCommentSummary() Returns the first line of docblock. yii\console\Controller
parseDocCommentTags() Parses the comment block into tags. yii\console\Controller


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EventTypeDescriptionDefined By
EVENT_AFTER_ACTION yii\base\ActionEvent An event raised right after executing a controller action. yii\base\Controller
EVENT_BEFORE_ACTION yii\base\ActionEvent An event raised right before executing a controller action. yii\base\Controller


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ConstantValueDescriptionDefined By
EXIT_CODE_ADDRESS_TAKEN_BY_ANOTHER_PROCESS 5 yii\console\controllers\ServeController
EXIT_CODE_ADDRESS_TAKEN_BY_ANOTHER_SERVER 4 yii\console\controllers\ServeController
EXIT_CODE_ERROR 1 Deprecated since 2.0.13. Use \yii\console\controllers\ExitCode::UNSPECIFIED_ERROR instead. yii\console\Controller
EXIT_CODE_NORMAL 0 Deprecated since 2.0.13. Use \yii\console\controllers\ExitCode::OK instead. yii\console\Controller
EXIT_CODE_NO_DOCUMENT_ROOT 2 yii\console\controllers\ServeController
EXIT_CODE_NO_ROUTING_FILE 3 yii\console\controllers\ServeController

Property Details

$docroot public property

Path or path alias to directory to serve

public string $docroot '@app/web'
$port public property

Port to serve on.

public integer $port 8080
$router public property
public string $router null

Method Details

actionIndex() public method

Runs PHP built-in web server.

public integer actionIndex ( $address 'localhost' )
$address string

Address to serve on. Either "host" or "host:port".

isAddressTaken() protected method

protected boolean isAddressTaken ( $address )
$address string

Server address

return boolean

If address is already in use

optionAliases() public method (available since version 2.0.8)


public void optionAliases ( )
options() public method


public void options ( $actionID )