Package to integrate blog system to your Doctype Admin

v1.0.3 2020-10-10 14:14 UTC

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Last update: 2022-06-29 02:07:03 UTC


Doctype Admin Blog

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Laravel 7 Admin Panel for lazy developers.

Contains : -

  • Post Management
  • Category Management


Run Composer Require Command

composer require doctype_admin/blog

Install package assets

Install all assets

php artisan DoctypeAdminBlog:install -a

This command will publish

  • config file named Blog.php
  • views files of post and category
  • migrations files
  • seed files

Install config file only

php artisan DoctypeAdminBlog:install -c

Install view files only

php artisan DoctypeAdminBlog:install -f

Install migrations files only

php artisan DoctypeAdminBlog:install -m

Install seed files only

php artisan DoctypeAdminBlog:install -d

Then migrate database

php artisan migrate

This Package includes two seed

  • PostsTableSeeder
  • CategoriesTableSeeder

To use specific seed use

php artisan db:seed --class=CategoriesTableSeeder //Seed this first
php artisan db:seed --class=PostsTableSeeder // And then this


If seed class is not found try running composer dump-autoload

Update Note

  • Blog Routes has been changed from prefix admin/post and admin/category to admin/blog/post and admin/blog/category

Package Config File


return [

    | Doctype Admin Post Tagging Feature
    | This option define whether to use post tagging feature provided by the
    | package.This package uses
    'post_tagging' => true,

    | Doctype Admin Blog default prefix
    | This option defines the default prefix of all routes of blog plugins to
    | your admin panel. The default prefix is admin. You can change the prefix
    | but we highly recommend to use default one.
    'prefix' => 'admin',

    | Doctype Admin Blog Middlewares
    | This option includes all the middleware used by routes og doctype admin
    | blog package.
    | Note: If you don;t want activity logging of post and category model simply
    | remove activity middleware
    'middleware' => ['web', 'auth', 'activity'],

    | Doctype Admin Blog Thmbnail Feature
    | This option defines whether to use Package's Thumbnail Featured or not
    | Default option is true
    'thumbnail' => true,

    | Thumbnail Qualities
    | These options are default post image and its thumbnail quality

    'image_quality' => 80,
    'medium_thumbnail_quality' => 60,
    'small_thumbnail_quality' => 30,

    | Default Image Fit Size
    | These option is default post imahe height and width fit size

    'img_width' => 1000,
    'img_height' => 800,

    'medium_thumbnail_width' => 800,
    'medium_thumbnail_height' => 600,

    'small_thumbnail_width' => 400,
    'small_thumbnail_height' => 300,


To add the package route link to be accesable from sidemenu just add following on config/adminlte.php undr key 'menu'

            'text' => 'Blog',
            'icon' => 'fas fa-blog',
            'submenu' => [
                               'text' => 'Posts',
                               'icon' => 'fas fa-file',
                               'url' => 'admin/blog/post',
                             'text' => 'Categories',
                             'icon' => 'fas fa-bezier-curve',
                             'url' => 'admin/blog/category',

Post Scopes

Scopes Description
Post::featured()->get() Retives all featured posts
Post::featuredLimit($limit)->get() Retives $limit(type integer) no. of posts
Post::published()->get() Retrives published posts
Post::draft()->get() Retrives draft posts
Post::pending()->get() Retrives pending

Cached Posts

Doctype admin blog uses facade "Post" to retrive cached data.

Use Description
Post::allPosts Retives all posts
Post::pendingPosts Retives Pending Posts
Post::draftPosts Retrives draft posts
Post::publishedPosts Retrives published posts
Post::blog Retrives Blog posts
Post::event Retrives event posts
Post::news Retrives news posts
Post::job Retrives job posts
Post::relatedTagPosts(post,limit) Retrives limit no. of posts related to post arguement instance tag
Post::relatedCategoryPosts($post,$limit) Retrives limit no. of posts related to post arguement instance category
Post::relatedPosts($post,$limit) Retrives limit no. of posts related to post arguement instance tag and category

Related Post Usages

$post = Post::find($id);
scopeRelatedTagPost = Post::relatedPost($post); //retrives all the related posts to $post using some or all tags used by $post

$scopeRelatedTagPostlimited = Post::relatedPost($post,8); //retrives 8 related post, default limit is 5

similar goes to relatedTagPost and relatedPost.


  • relatedTagPost scopes uses tags used by the instance to find out other related post using its tags.
  • If you want to use ModelScope provied by doctype admin panel just use ModelScopes on Post Model

Working with package

Our Post Model


namespace doctype_admin\Blog\Models;

use App\User;
use Conner\Tagging\Taggable;
use doctype_admin\Blog\Models\Category;
use doctype_admin\Blog\Traits\PostScopes;
use Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Model;
use App\Traits\ModelScopes;
use Cviebrock\EloquentSluggable\Sluggable;

class Post extends Model
    use Taggable, PostScopes, ModelScopes, Sluggable;

    protected $guarded = [];

    public function save(array $options = [])
        // If no author has been assigned, assign the current user's id as the author of the post
        if (!$this->author_id && Auth::user()) {
            $this->author_id = Auth::user()->getKey();

        return parent::save();

    public function author()
        return $this->belongsTo(User::class, 'author_id');

    public function category()
        return $this->belongsTo(Category::class, 'category_id');

    public function getStatusAttribute($attribute)
        return [
            1 => "Pending",
            2 => "Draft",
            3 => "Published"

     * Return the sluggable configuration array for this model.
     * @return array
    public function sluggable()
        return [
            'slug' => [
                'source' => 'title'

What's New ?

New Thumbnail featured added

How to use thumbnails ? Just use as follows

   @foreach ($images as $image)
       <img src="{{asset($image->thumbnail('small'))}}"> // For small thumbnail
   <img src="{{asset($image->thumbnail('medium'))}}"> // For medium thumbnail

Admin Panel Screenshot

Doctype Admin Blog Doctype Admin Blog Doctype Admin Blog


  • Better Confile File Control
  • Post Analytics
  • Algolia Post Search Funtionality
  • Maintainabilty
  • Better UI

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