I haven't started coding this because I'm having a slightly difficult time wrapping my head around what would likely be the best approach.
So, I want to have say Portfolio and Page models. Both of these models can access a single Photo to use in SEO meta (for twitter sharing etc), but the Portfolio also needs to have a 'featured' photo which will be used as a thumbnail, but then can also have multiple photos to be displayed in a gallery.
I'm pretty sure I can set up the general morph stuff (although perhaps I'm still thinking in a flat polymorphic structure, not a many to many polymorphic structure) so that the Portfolio can have multiple images related to it, but how do I handle identifying a specific image as the 'featured' image vs the gallery images.
Ultimately I'd want to be able to do
@foreach($portfolio->galleryPhotos as $photo) $photo->filename @endforeach
I'm not sure out of the box that many to many polymorphism will do it, I seem to end up with a default
photoables table like
+----+----------+--------------+----------------+ | id | photo_id | photoable_id | photoable_type | +----+----------+--------------+----------------+ | 1 | 1 | 1 | App\Meta |
I guess I could add a portfolio_id field to the photos table and set up an additional hasOne relationship, but that sort of feels like I'm not doing it the right way..
Any advice hugely appreciated.
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