4 years ago

Pivot table problem

Posted 4 years ago by Loriko

Hi, i'm not sure how to explain my problem but i'll give it a try.

I have 3 tables: pages, languages and language_page.

This is what my models look like: Page model:

public function languages()
        return $this->belongsToMany('App\Language', 'language_page')
                    ->withPivot('title', 'content', 'slug', 'meta_title', 'meta_description')
                    ->orderBy('main', 'desc');

Language Model:

    public function pages()
        return $this->belongsToMany('App\Page')
                    ->withPivot('title', 'content', 'slug', 'meta_title', 'meta_description');

What i want to do return a record from the page table where language_id is a certain id, and where slug is a certain text.

This is what i got so far:

Page::whereHas('languages', function($q) use ($language_id) {
                        $q->where('language_id', $language_id);

My problem: how can i add a where clause with the column slug (from the pivot table language_page) ?

i hope this makes any sense at all..

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