Fake data

dev-master 2017-11-18 21:58 UTC

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Last update: 2024-05-27 02:56:32 UTC


This plugin is a WIP version, and is not really ready to use yet.

Create elements with fake data, swiftly.



This plugin requires Craft CMS 3.0.0-beta.23 or later.


To install the plugin, follow these instructions.

  1. Open your terminal and go to your Craft project:

     cd /path/to/project
  2. Then tell Composer to load the plugin:

     composer require superbig/craft3-faker
  3. In the Control Panel, go to Settings → Plugins and click the “Install” button for Faker.

Faker Overview

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Configuring Faker

Add jobs in the config file.

Typehint the element type and the Faker Generator (autoinjected) to autocomplete method in IDEs like PHPStorm.

use craft\elements\Tag;
use Faker\Generator;

return [
    // Add your fakery jobs
    "jobs" => [
        'tag' => function (Tag $tag, Generator $faker) {
            $tag->title   = $faker->company;
            $tag->groupId = 1;

            return $tag;

Using Faker

Run the jobs through the console command ./craft faker --job=tag --count=100 --element=tag

Faker Roadmap

  • Try to make it more flexible/support any elements?

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