A plugin to add laravel tailored expectations to Pest

v2.1.3 2024-03-14 11:05 UTC


Pest Laravel Expectations

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This Pest plugin adds Laravel specific expectations to the testing ecosystem

it('can check model exists', function(){
  $user = User::factory()->create();


You can install the package via composer:

composer require --dev defstudio/pest-plugin-laravel-expectations

The expectations added by this plugin are automatically loaded into Pest's expectation system. They can be used along other expectations.


A full documentation with a detailed list of available expectations can be found at:


For PhpStorm users, a nice Plugin has been developed by Oliver Nybroe. It adds full autocompletion to ours Laravel Expectations, it is worth to take a look:


All notable changes to this project in our changelog. For a full understanding of what changed and the PR that where merged, see also the releases page

The format is based on Keep a Changelog and this project adheres to Semantic Versioning.


Please see the contributing guide for details on how to contribute to this plugin.

Security Vulnerabilities

Please review our security policy on how to report security vulnerabilities.


The MIT License (MIT). Please see License File for more information.