How to use package in laravel framework?

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by lizzie , in category: PHP Frameworks , 18 days ago

How to use package in laravel framework?

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by mallory_cormier , 17 days ago

@lizzie 

To use a package in a Laravel framework, you will first need to install the package using Composer. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to do this:

  1. Open your terminal or command prompt and navigate to the root directory of your Laravel project.
  2. Use the following command to install the package via Composer. Make sure to replace vendor/package-name with the actual name of the package you want to install.
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composer require vendor/package-name


  1. Once the package is successfully installed, you will need to update the config/app.php file in your Laravel project to include the service provider and alias for the package. You can do this by adding the following lines to the providers and aliases arrays in the file:
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'providers' => [
    // Other service providers
    VendorPackageServiceProvider::class,
],

'aliases' => [
    // Other aliases
    'AliasName' => VendorPackageFacade::class,
]


  1. Finally, make sure to run the following command to publish any configuration files that come with the package:
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php artisan vendor:publish --provider="VendorPackageServiceProvider"


That's it! You can now start using the package in your Laravel project by utilizing the provided classes, functions, and other features that come with it.