Associate files with Eloquent models

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Associate files with Eloquent models

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This package can associate all sorts of files with Eloquent models. It provides a simple API to work with. To learn all about it, head over to the extensive documentation.

Here are a few short examples of what you can do:

$newsItem = News::find(1);

It can handle your uploads directly:


Want to store some large files on another filesystem? No problem:

$newsItem->addMedia($smallFile)->toMediaCollection('downloads', 'local');
$newsItem->addMedia($bigFile)->toMediaCollection('downloads', 's3');

The storage of the files is handled by Laravel's Filesystem, so you can use any filesystem you like. Additionally, the package can create image manipulations on images and pdfs that have been added in the media library.

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Find yourself stuck using the package? Found a bug? Do you have general questions or suggestions for improving the media library? Feel free to create an issue on GitHub, we'll try to address it as soon as possible.

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You can run the tests with:


You can run the Github actions locally with act. You have to use a custom image for the ubuntu-latest platform to get PHP up and running properly. To run the tests locally, run:

act -P ubuntu-latest=shivammathur/node:latest

To run a specific workflow, for example run-tests.yml run:

act -P ubuntu-latest=shivammathur/node:latest -j run-tests


Please see UPGRADING for details.


Please see CHANGELOG for more information what has changed recently.


Please see CONTRIBUTING for details.


If you discover any security related issues, please email instead of using the issue tracker.


A big thank you to Nicolas Beauvais for helping out with the issues on this repo.

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