rtconner/laravel-likeable

Trait for Laravel Eloquent models to allow easy implementation of a 'like' or 'favorite' or 'remember' feature.

3.1.0 2020-10-13 18:39 UTC

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Trait for Laravel Eloquent models to allow easy implementation of a "like" or "favorite" or "remember" feature.

Composer Install

composer require rtconner/laravel-likeable

Then run the migrations

php artisan migrate

Setup your models

class Article extends \Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Model {
	use \Conner\Likeable\Likeable;
}

Sample Usage

$article->like(); // like the article for current user
$article->like($myUserId); // pass in your own user id
$article->like(0); // just add likes to the count, and don't track by user

$article->unlike(); // remove like from the article
$article->unlike($myUserId); // pass in your own user id
$article->unlike(0); // remove likes from the count -- does not check for user

$article->likeCount; // get count of likes

$article->likes; // Iterable Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Collection of existing likes

$article->liked(); // check if currently logged in user liked the article
$article->liked($myUserId);

Article::whereLikedBy($myUserId) // find only articles where user liked them
	->with('likeCounter') // highly suggested to allow eager load
	->get();

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