A Laravel Nova field for spatie/laravel-translatable.

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2.2.0 2021-08-29 13:41 UTC

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Adds the ability to show and edit translated fields created with spatie/laravel-translatable package.

It will show up in the detail view like this:


And in the edit view like this:


Alternative with support for more field types

If you need support for more field types to be translated, take a look at the official package from spatie:

Installation and usage

You can require this package using composer:

composer require mrmonat/nova-translatable

You can add the field follows:

use MrMonat\Translatable\Translatable;


Make sure, that you have your Eloquent model setup correct:

  • First, you need to add the Spatie\Translatable\HasTranslations-trait.
  • Next, you should create a public property $translatable which holds an array with all the names of attributes you wish to make translatable.
  • Finally, you should make sure that all translatable attributes are set to the text-datatype in your database. If your database supports json-columns, use that.

Here's an example of a prepared model:

use Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Model;
use Spatie\Translatable\HasTranslations;

class NewsItem extends Model
    use HasTranslations;
    public $translatable = ['name'];

Defining Locales

Locales can be defined via config file config/translatable.php (config file can be created via spatie/laravel-translatable package) by adding a locales array:

// config/translatable.php
return [
    'locales' => [
        'en' => 'English',
        'de' => 'German',
        'fr' => 'French',

Alternatively you can "override" the config locales with the locales(...) method:

    'en' => 'English',
    'de' => 'German',

Single Line Option

By default the input field on the edit view is a textarea. If you want to change it to a single line input field you can add the singleLine() option:


Trix Editor

You can use the trix editor for your translated fields by using the trix() option:


Index View

By default the locale used when displaying the field on the index view is determined by app()->getLocale(). To override this you can use the indexLocale($locale) option: