Containable behavior is used to get selected associated records in CAKEPHP 2. It helps to speed up process of retrieving records by fetching associated data at the same time. But for deep associations from level 2 (equal to recursive =2)…
Saving multi-level associated data in CakePHP
In CakePHP 2 we had hasMany, saveMany, saveAssociated model methods or functions to save associated data. These functions works great with straight associations but to make them work for saving multi-level association data you need a trick.