A simple e-commerce checkout helper for Laravel 5

2.0.3 2016-12-14 23:28 UTC


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When building a checkout process for a webshop, you likely discovery a need to store the id of a newly created order in a session. This Laravel package provides a clean way to work the order id in the session.


You're free to use this package (it's MIT-licensed), but if it makes it to your production environment you are required to send us a postcard from your hometown, mentioning which of our package(s) you are using.

Our address is: Spatie, Samberstraat 69D, 2060 Antwerp, Belgium.

The best postcards will get published on the open source page on our website.


This package can be installed through Composer.

composer require spatie/checkout

There is a service provider you can make use of.

// app/config/app.php

'providers' => [

This package also comes with a facade, which provides an easy way to use this class.

// app/config/app.php

'aliases' => array(
	'Checkout' => 'Spatie\Checkout\CheckoutFacade',


You can store the order id using this method:


Your order id will be stored in Laravel's session store.

You can retrieve the value with:


These methods are also provided:

  • Checkout::clearCurrentOrderId(): Forget the previously stored value.
  • Checkout::isCurrentOrderId($orderId): Convenient method to determine if the given orderId is equal to the value stored with the previous call to setCurrentOrderId.