View Composer - how to pass complete collective through ?

Posted 11 months ago by gr8h8m

So i'm trying to pass data to my sidebar on all pages for menu

Menu class:

class Menus extends Model {

    protected $table = 'menus'; protected $fillable = ['title','parent_id'];

    public function parent() {

         return $this->hasOne('App\Menus', 'id', 'parent_id')->orderBy('order'); 

    public function children() { 
        return $this->hasMany('App\Menus', 'parent_id', 'id')->orderBy('order'); 

using ComposerServiceProvider to pass data to View

view()->composer('backend.includes.sidebar', function ($view) {

         $view->with('menus', \App\Menus::where('parent_id', 0)->orderBy('order')->get());


Ger error: Property [children] does not exist on this collection instance

How can i pass a complete collective (all menu and submenu items from database) to a view using a view composer so the menu appears on all pages

have got it working fine on one page, but that was not using a view composer to pass data.

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