Laravel 8 Add to Cart Step by Step Example

in this section we will create shopping cart functionality with laravel Shopping Cart package . it is very simple and easy to start if you are create simple and small E-commerce project then it is good for you . in this example i used Tailwind CSS if you want you can use bootstrap . for this tutorial we will not use laravel livewwire or jquery, ajax . we will create simple routes and form do add to cart functionality like , add to cart product, edit product quality, product remove etc.


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Step 1: Set Up Laravel Project


Installing a fresh new laravel application, so head over to the terminal, type the command, and create a new laravel app.

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel cart


Step 2: Set Up Database Details in ENV


Now, you have to connect the laravel app to the database, hence open the .env configuration file and add the database credentials as suggested below.

.env

DB_CONNECTION=mysql
DB_HOST=127.0.0.1
DB_PORT=3306
DB_DATABASE=database_name
DB_USERNAME=database_user_name
DB_PASSWORD=database_password


Step 3: Setup laravelshoppingcart package


composer require "darryldecode/cart"

Open config/app.php and add this line to your Service Providers Array.

Darryldecode\Cart\CartServiceProvider::class

Open config/app.php and add this line to your Aliases

'Cart' => Darryldecode\Cart\Facades\CartFacade::class

Optional configuration file (useful if you plan to have full control)

php artisan vendor:publish --provider="Darryldecode\Cart\CartServiceProvider" --tag="config"


Create Product Model with Migration

php artisan make:model Product -m 

product migration file

<?php

use Illuminate\Database\Migrations\Migration;
use Illuminate\Database\Schema\Blueprint;
use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Schema;

class CreateProductsTable extends Migration
{
    /**
     * Run the migrations.
     *
     * @return void
     */
    public function up()
    {
        Schema::create('products', function (Blueprint $table) {
            $table->id();
            $table->string('name');
            $table->double('price');
            $table->text('description');
            $table->string('image');
            $table->timestamps();
        });
    }

    /**
     * Reverse the migrations.
     *
     * @return void
     */
    public function down()
    {
        Schema::dropIfExists('products');
    }
}

product model file

<?php

namespace App\Models;

use Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Factories\HasFactory;
use Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Model;

class Product extends Model
{
    use HasFactory;
    protected $fillable = [
        'name',
        'price',
        'image',
        'description',
    ];
}


Create Product Seeder

php artisan make:seeder ProductSeeder

Now add dummy data in seeder


<?php

namespace Database\Seeders;

use App\Models\Product;
use Illuminate\Database\Seeder;

class ProductSeeder extends Seeder
{
    /**
     * Run the database seeds.
     *
     * @return void
     */
    public function run()
    {
        Product::create([
            'name' => 'Watch',
            'price' => 250,
            'description' => 'Good watch',
            'image' => 'https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1523275335684-37898b6baf30?ixid=MnwxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8&ixlib=rb-1.2.1&auto=format&fit=crop&w=989&q=80'
        ]);
        Product::create([
            'name' => 'Bag',
            'price' => 350,
            'description' => 'Good Bag',
            'image' => 'https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1491637639811-60e2756cc1c7?ixlib=rb-1.2.1&ixid=MnwxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8&auto=format&fit=crop&w=669&q=80'
        ]);
        Product::create([
            'name' => 'perfume',
            'price' => 100,
            'description' => 'Good perfume',
            'image' => 'https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1528740561666-dc2479dc08ab?ixid=MnwxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8&ixlib=rb-1.2.1&auto=format&fit=crop&w=1868&q=80'
        ]);
    }
}

Now create controller and routes

php artisan make:controller ProductController 

And

php artisan make:controller CartController 

Create Routes in web.php

<?php

use App\Http\Controllers\CartController;
use App\Http\Controllers\ProductController;
use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Route;

/*
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
| Web Routes
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------
|
| Here is where you can register web routes for your application. These
| routes are loaded by the RouteServiceProvider within a group which
| contains the "web" middleware group. Now create something great!
|
*/


Route::get('/', [ProductController::class, 'productList'])->name('products.list');
Route::get('cart', [CartController::class, 'cartList'])->name('cart.list');
Route::post('cart', [CartController::class, 'addToCart'])->name('cart.store');
Route::post('update-cart', [CartController::class, 'updateCart'])->name('cart.update');
Route::post('remove', [CartController::class, 'removeCart'])->name('cart.remove');
Route::post('clear', [CartController::class, 'clearAllCart'])->name('cart.clear');


Add Code Logic In Controller

app/Http/Controllers/ProductController.php


<?php

namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use App\Models\Product;
use Illuminate\Http\Request;

class ProductController extends Controller
{
    public function productList()
    {
        $products = Product::all();

        return view('products', compact('products'));
    }
} 


app/Http/Controllers/CartController.php

<?php

namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;

class CartController extends Controller
{
    public function cartList()
    {
        $cartItems = \Cart::getContent();
        // dd($cartItems);
        return view('cart', compact('cartItems'));
    }


    public function addToCart(Request $request)
    {
        \Cart::add([
            'id' => $request->id,
            'name' => $request->name,
            'price' => $request->price,
            'quantity' => $request->quantity,
            'attributes' => array(
                'image' => $request->image,
            )
        ]);
        session()->flash('success', 'Product is Added to Cart Successfully !');

        return redirect()->route('cart.list');
    }

    public function updateCart(Request $request)
    {
        \Cart::update(
            $request->id,
            [
                'quantity' => [
                    'relative' => false,
                    'value' => $request->quantity
                ],
            ]
        );

        session()->flash('success', 'Item Cart is Updated Successfully !');

        return redirect()->route('cart.list');
    }

    public function removeCart(Request $request)
    {
        \Cart::remove($request->id);
        session()->flash('success', 'Item Cart Remove Successfully !');

        return redirect()->route('cart.list');
    }

    public function clearAllCart()
    {
        \Cart::clear();

        session()->flash('success', 'All Item Cart Clear Successfully !');

        return redirect()->route('cart.list');
    }
}


Create View Files


resources/views/layouts/frontend.blade.php

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="ie=edge">
    <title>Add to cart</title>
    <link href="https://unpkg.com/[email protected]^2/dist/tailwind.min.css" rel="stylesheet">
</head>
<body>
    <div  class="bg-white">
        <header>
            <div class="container px-6 py-3 mx-auto">
                <div class="flex items-center justify-between">
                    
                    
                    <div class="flex items-center justify-end w-full">
                        <button" class="mx-4 text-gray-600 focus:outline-none sm:mx-0">
                            
                        </button>
                    </div>
                </div>
                <nav  class="p-6 mt-4 text-white bg-black sm:flex sm:justify-center sm:items-center">
                    <div class="flex flex-col sm:flex-row">
                        <a class="mt-3 hover:underline sm:mx-3 sm:mt-0" href="/">Home</a>
                        <a class="mt-3 hover:underline sm:mx-3 sm:mt-0" href="{{ route('products.list')}}">Shop</a>
                        <a href="{{ route('cart.list') }}" class="flex items-center">
                            <svg class="w-5 h-5" fill="none" stroke-linecap="round" stroke-linejoin="round" stroke-width="2" viewBox="0 0 24 24" stroke="currentColor">
                                <path d="M3 3h2l.4 2M7 13h10l4-8H5.4M7 13L5.4 5M7 13l-2.293 2.293c-.63.63-.184 1.707.707 1.707H17m0 0a2 2 0 100 4 2 2 0 000-4zm-8 2a2 2 0 11-4 0 2 2 0 014 0z"></path>
                            </svg>
                            {{ Cart::getTotalQuantity()}}
                        </a>
                        
                    </div>
                </nav>
            </div>
        </header>
        
        <main class="my-8">
            @yield('content')
        </main>
    
    </div>
</body>
</html>


resources/views/layouts/products.blade.php

@extends('layouts.frontend')

@section('content')
    <div class="container px-6 mx-auto">
        <h3 class="text-2xl font-medium text-gray-700">Product List</h3>
        <div class="grid grid-cols-1 gap-6 mt-6 sm:grid-cols-2 lg:grid-cols-3 xl:grid-cols-4">
            @foreach ($products as $product)
            <div class="w-full max-w-sm mx-auto overflow-hidden rounded-md shadow-md">
                <img src="{{ url($product->image) }}" alt="" class="w-full max-h-60">
                <div class="flex items-end justify-end w-full bg-cover">
                    
                </div>
                <div class="px-5 py-3">
                    <h3 class="text-gray-700 uppercase">{{ $product->name }}</h3>
                    <span class="mt-2 text-gray-500">${{ $product->price }}</span>
                    <form action="{{ route('cart.store') }}" method="POST" enctype="multipart/form-data">
                        @csrf
                        <input type="hidden" value="{{ $product->id }}" name="id">
                        <input type="hidden" value="{{ $product->name }}" name="name">
                        <input type="hidden" value="{{ $product->price }}" name="price">
                        <input type="hidden" value="{{ $product->image }}"  name="image">
                        <input type="hidden" value="1" name="quantity">
                        <button class="px-4 py-2 text-white bg-blue-800 rounded">Add To Cart</button>
                    </form>
                </div>
                
            </div>
            @endforeach
        </div>
    </div>
@endsection
            



resources/views/layouts/cart.blade.php

@extends('layouts.frontend')


@section('content')
          <main class="my-8">
            <div class="container px-6 mx-auto">
                <div class="flex justify-center my-6">
                    <div class="flex flex-col w-full p-8 text-gray-800 bg-white shadow-lg pin-r pin-y md:w-4/5 lg:w-4/5">
                      @if ($message = Session::get('success'))
                          <div class="p-4 mb-3 bg-green-400 rounded">
                              <p class="text-green-800">{{ $message }}</p>
                          </div>
                      @endif
                        <h3 class="text-3xl text-bold">Cart List</h3>
                      <div class="flex-1">
                        <table class="w-full text-sm lg:text-base" cellspacing="0">
                          <thead>
                            <tr class="h-12 uppercase">
                              <th class="hidden md:table-cell"></th>
                              <th class="text-left">Name</th>
                              <th class="pl-5 text-left lg:text-right lg:pl-0">
                                <span class="lg:hidden" title="Quantity">Qtd</span>
                                <span class="hidden lg:inline">Quantity</span>
                              </th>
                              <th class="hidden text-right md:table-cell"> price</th>
                              <th class="hidden text-right md:table-cell"> Remove </th>
                            </tr>
                          </thead>
                          <tbody>
                              @foreach ($cartItems as $item)
                            <tr>
                              <td class="hidden pb-4 md:table-cell">
                                <a href="#">
                                  <img src="{{ $item->attributes->image }}" class="w-20 rounded" alt="Thumbnail">
                                </a>
                              </td>
                              <td>
                                <a href="#">
                                  <p class="mb-2 md:ml-4">{{ $item->name }}</p>
                                  
                                </a>
                              </td>
                              <td class="justify-center mt-6 md:justify-end md:flex">
                                <div class="h-10 w-28">
                                  <div class="relative flex flex-row w-full h-8">
                                    
                                    <form action="{{ route('cart.update') }}" method="POST">
                                      @csrf
                                      <input type="hidden" name="id" value="{{ $item->id}}" >
                                    <input type="number" name="quantity" value="{{ $item->quantity }}" 
                                    class="w-6 text-center bg-gray-300" />
                                    <button type="submit" class="px-2 pb-2 ml-2 text-white bg-blue-500">update</button>
                                    </form>
                                  </div>
                                </div>
                              </td>
                              <td class="hidden text-right md:table-cell">
                                <span class="text-sm font-medium lg:text-base">
                                    ${{ $item->price }}
                                </span>
                              </td>
                              <td class="hidden text-right md:table-cell">
                                <form action="{{ route('cart.remove') }}" method="POST">
                                  @csrf
                                  <input type="hidden" value="{{ $item->id }}" name="id">
                                  <button class="px-4 py-2 text-white bg-red-600">x</button>
                              </form>
                                
                              </td>
                            </tr>
                            @endforeach
                             
                          </tbody>
                        </table>
                        <div>
                         Total: ${{ Cart::getTotal() }}
                        </div>
                        <div>
                          <form action="{{ route('cart.clear') }}" method="POST">
                            @csrf
                            <button class="px-6 py-2 text-red-800 bg-red-300">Remove All Cart</button>
                          </form>
                        </div>


                      </div>
                    </div>
                  </div>
            </div>
        </main>
    @endsection



Note: if you want additional functionality like tax charge , subtotal you can check

👉 Shopping Cart