Make a ratings system for Laravel

So you want to rate your products. Good on ya. Here’s all you need to add ratings to your Laravel site.

  1. Do you have a helper file? I do. In my Composer.json I autoload helpers.php like this
  2. "autoload": { "classmap": [ "database/seeds", "database/factories" ], "psr-4": { "App\\": "app/" }, "files": [ "app/helpers.php" ] },
  3. Now you need to add a field in your database. I’m using the JSON field:

  5. Setup your data like this:
  6.  Now, in helpers.php add your function:

  7. Finally, call your function when you want the stars to show up!



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