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Chat feature for laravel

1.0.1 2015-12-26 11:34 UTC

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Last update: 2021-07-24 01:15:00 UTC


This package will allow you to add a full user messaging system into your Laravel application.


  • Thread based conversation
  • Invite other users to the thread

Common uses

  • Open threads (everyone can see everything)
  • Group messaging (only participants can see their threads)
  • One to one messaging (private or direct thread)

Installation (Laravel 5.x) (installation in not recommended because this is a pre-release package)

In composer.json:

"require": {
    "hamedmehryar/laravel-chat" "0.0.0"


composer update

Add the service provider to config/app.php under providers:

'providers' => [

Publish Assets

php artisan vendor:publish --provider="Hamedmehryar\Chat\ChatServiceProvider"

Update config file to reference your User Model:


Migrate your database:

php artisan migrate

Add the trait to your user model:

use Hamedmehryar\Chat\Traits\Chatable;

class User extends Model {
	use Chatable;

Add smiley.css file to your page

<link rel="stylesheet" href="../path/to/your/public/hamedmehryar/chat/smiley.css" >

Note: These examples use the laravelcollective/html package that is no longer included in Laravel 5 out of the box. Make sure you require this dependency in your composer.json file if you intend to use the example files.


Special Thanks

This package used cmgmyr/laravel-messenger as a starting point.