How to Get Yii2 Framework Version Number

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You may need to know version number of the Yii2 framework currently used in your project. There are two methods to do this.

1 Yii Command Line

Go to root folder of your Yii2 framework. You can see a yii file there. A version number will be printed by executing it in command line.

$ ./yii

This is Yii version 2.0.11.2.
# ... balabala ...

Note: You should run yii.bat file under the same folder if you are using Windows system.

2 Yii API

$version = Yii::getVersion();

Above getVersion() function will return current version of the Yii framework.