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Replied to Laravel Page View Package

Isn't this simple enough to re-create? Simply have a table views, then create a middleware and apply to all routes. Whenever a GET is sent to route, update or create the reference to that route with views incremented.

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Started a new Conversation Accessing Model Properties In Scope

Hey, I wish to scope posts of users that have not blocked each other, for this I try the following model:

class Post extends Model

    protected $fillable = [

     * Gets the user that made the post.
     * @return BelongsTo
    public function user(): BelongsTo
        return $this->belongsTo(User::class);

     * Scope a query to exclude posts where the provided user has been blocked by the creator or
     * the creator blocked by the user.
     * @param Builder $query
     * @param User $user
     * @return Builder
    public function scopeNotBlocked($query, User $user): Builder
        // The user that created the post.
        $creator = $this->user; // = null

        // Query for posts where creator has not blocked the provided user or the user has blocked the creator.
        return $query->whereDoesntHave('user.blocks', function (Builder $query) use ($creator, $user) {
                ->where('user_id', $creator->id)
                ->orWhere('blocked_id', $user->id);


However, this doesn't work as $creator is null because we can't access model properties in scopes. How would I else achieve the same functionality?

1 month ago
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Replied to How To Update The Category Name

I would do it like this:

public function update(Request $request, Category $category)
        $validated = $this->validate($request,[
            'name' => 'required|min:3|max:50'

        return redirect()
            ->route('cats.index', $category->id)
            ->withMessage('Edited successfuly!');
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Replied to Syntax Error Or Access Violation: 1305 FUNCTION

JSON_EXTRACT was introduced in MySQL version 5.7 I believe, so you have to upgrade!

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Replied to Many-to-Many Joining/pivot Table With More Fields

I don't understand what you mean by "adds" or "removes" ways, but a many-to-many relationship is achieved through an intermediate table which has a foreign id linking both the tables. https://laravel.com/docs/8.x/eloquent-relationships#many-to-many