Laravel Livewire Datatables With Tailwind CSS Example

In this tutorial, we will create laravel 8 livewire datatables with Tailwind CSS. For this section we will use Laravel 8, rappasoft laravel-livewire-tables package and laravel breeze starter kit, laravel breeze come with tailwind css and alpine js, and it is simple and clean user interface.


Laravel Livewire Datatables With Tailwind CSS Example


Step 1: Set Up Laravel Project

Step 2: Set Up Database Details in ENV

Step 3: Install breeze & Setup Livewire

Step 4: Set up Datatable with laravel livewire & Tailwind CSS



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 larainfo

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: Install breeze & Setup Livewire


Install breeze

You need to install first breeze package

composer require laravel/breeze --dev

Then, install breeze ui

php artisan breeze:install

Install livewire

composer require livewire/livewire

Include the JavaScript (on every page that will be using Livewire).

...
  @livewireStyles
</head>
<body>
  ...

  @livewireScripts
</body>
</html>

After, you need to install dependencies

npm install && npm run dev

And final run migrate

php artisan migrate



Step 4: Set up Datatable with laravel livewire & Tailwind CSS

Install Rappasoft laravel-livewire-tables

composer require rappasoft/laravel-livewire-tables

publish the config file

php artisan vendor:publish --provider="Rappasoft\LaravelLivewireTables\LaravelLivewireTablesServiceProvider" --tag=livewire-tables-config


php artisan vendor:publish --provider="Rappasoft\LaravelLivewireTables\LaravelLivewireTablesServiceProvider" --tag=livewire-tables-views


php artisan vendor:publish --provider="Rappasoft\LaravelLivewireTables\LaravelLivewireTablesServiceProvider" --tag=livewire-tables-translations


Configure for datatables

app/config/livewire-tables.php

For Tailwind

<?php

return [
    /**
     * Options: tailwind | bootstrap-4 | bootstrap-5.
     */
    'theme' => 'tailwind',
];


Create Fake Data With Tinker

php artisan ti 

create 30 fake user using tinker factory.

Psy Shell v0.10.8 (PHP 7.4.22 — cli) by Justin Hileman
>>> App\Models\User::factory(30)->create();


Create User Controller

php artisan make:controller UserController

app/Http/Controllers/UserController.php

<?php

namespace App\Http\Controllers;

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

class UserController extends Controller
{
    public function index()
    {
        $users = User::all();

        return view('user', compact('users'));
    }
}


Create user.blade.php file

app/resources/views/user.blade.php


<x-app-layout>
    <x-slot name="header">
        <h2 class="font-semibold text-xl text-gray-800 leading-tight">
            {{ __('Dashboard') }}
        </h2>
    </x-slot>

    <div class="py-12">
        <div class="max-w-7xl mx-auto sm:px-6 lg:px-8">
            <div class="bg-white overflow-hidden shadow-sm sm:rounded-lg">
                <div class="p-6 bg-white border-b border-gray-200">
                     <!-- Datatables will be here -->
                </div>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
</x-app-layout>


Create route web.php

<?php

use App\Http\Controllers\UserController;
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('/', function () {
    return view('welcome');
});
Route::get('/users', [UserController::class, 'index']);

Route::get('/dashboard', function () {
    return view('dashboard');
})->middleware(['auth'])->name('dashboard');

require __DIR__ . '/auth.php';


Create Livewire component

php artisan make:livewire UsersTable 


 COMPONENT CREATED 🤙

CLASS: app/Http/Livewire/UsersTable.php
VIEW: resources/views/livewire/users-table.blade.php


Implements The Rappasoft laravel livewire tables Code

app/Http/Livewire/UsersTable.php

<?php

namespace App\Http\Livewire;

use App\Models\User;
use Livewire\Component;
use Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Builder;
use Rappasoft\LaravelLivewireTables\DataTableComponent;
use Rappasoft\LaravelLivewireTables\Views\Column;


class UsersTable extends DataTableComponent
{
    public function columns(): array
    {
        return [
            Column::make('Name')
                ->sortable()
                ->searchable(),
            Column::make('E-mail', 'email')
                ->sortable()
                ->searchable(),
            Column::make('Created At', 'created_at')
                ->sortable()
                ->searchable(),
            Column::make('Updated At', 'updated_at')
                ->sortable()
                ->searchable(),
        ];
    }

    public function query(): Builder
    {
        return User::query();
    }
}


Add  <livewire:users-table /> file location

app/resources/views/user.blade.php

<x-app-layout>
    <x-slot name="header">
        <h2 class="font-semibold text-xl text-gray-800 leading-tight">
            {{ __('Dashboard') }}
        </h2>
    </x-slot>

    <div class="py-12">
        <div class="max-w-7xl mx-auto sm:px-6 lg:px-8">
            <div class="bg-white overflow-hidden shadow-sm sm:rounded-lg">
                <div class="p-6 bg-white border-b border-gray-200">
                    <livewire:users-table />
                </div>
            </div>
        </div>
    </div>
</x-app-layout>


And final run server

php artisan serve

http://localhost:8000/