How to sort users by max number of posts in laravel?

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by darion , in category: PHP General , 5 months ago

How to sort users by max number of posts in laravel?

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by hal.littel , 5 months ago

@darion 

To sort users by the maximum number of posts in Laravel, you can follow these steps:

  1. Firstly, make sure you have established a relationship between the User model and the Post model. In the User model, define a hasMany relationship to the Post model to indicate that a user can have multiple posts. For example:
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public function posts()
{
    return $this->hasMany(Post::class);
}


  1. Next, create a query to fetch all users along with their post count. In your controller or any other appropriate location, use the withCount method to retrieve the count of posts for each user. For example:
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$users = User::withCount('posts')->get();


  1. Once you have retrieved all users with their post count, you can use the sortByDesc method with a callback function to sort the users based on the post count. The callback function receives each user instance one by one, and you can access the post count using the posts_count attribute. For example:
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$users = $users->sortByDesc(function ($user) {
    return $user->posts_count;
});


  1. Finally, you can iterate over the sorted users in your view or any other part of your application to display them. For example:
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@foreach($users as $user)
    <p>{{ $user->name }} - {{ $user->posts_count }} posts</p>
@endforeach


This will display the users in descending order based on the maximum number of posts they have.