Here we ‘ll see about how to implement search functionality in laravel. we ‘ll search the data from the database and show the search results in a table.
Search form :
First lets create a form for search field,
Search action :
When the search button is clicked, it goes to the route search where the logic for fetching data from database is present,
this logic searches the table User for name and email with the input we provide, here we use LIKE operator for searching data,
after fetching the data the data is sent to welcome view, along with the message when no search results are found.
Here all the logic is written in routes file itself, if we want to create a controller we can do it, here only just one simple logic, so we didn’t use controller.
Search results :
Welcome view for showing search results will look like,
The routes file looks like,
for different types of routing check previous post on routing.
Now when someone query the database, we can see the appropriate results.
Look at the screenshots below,
That’s it folks. We have successfully implemented simple search functionality for fetching data from database in laravel.