How to Remove Column from Table in Laravel Migration?

By Hardik Savani April 1, 2020 Category : Laravel

Hi Artisan,

In this quick example, let's see laravel migration remove column. This post will give you simple example of how to drop column in laravel migration. i would like to show you remove column laravel migration. We will use drop field laravel migration.

you can easily drop column from database table in laravel 6, laravel 7 and laravel 8.

I will give you some example that way you can easily remove column using migration. let's see bellow example that will help you.

1) Remove Column using Migration

2) Remove Multiple Column using Migration

3) Remove Column If Exists using Migration

1) Remove Column using Migration

<?php

use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Schema;

use Illuminate\Database\Schema\Blueprint;

use Illuminate\Database\Migrations\Migration;

class ChangePostsTableColumn extends Migration

{

/**

* Run the migrations.

*

* @return void

*/

public function up()

{

Schema::table('posts', function (Blueprint $table) {

$table->dropColumn('body');

});

}

/**

* Reverse the migrations.

*

* @return void

*/

public function down()

{

}

}

2) Remove Multiple Column using Migration

<?php

use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Schema;

use Illuminate\Database\Schema\Blueprint;

use Illuminate\Database\Migrations\Migration;

class ChangePostsTableColumn extends Migration

{

/**

* Run the migrations.

*

* @return void

*/

public function up()

{

Schema::table('posts', function (Blueprint $table) {

$table->dropColumn(['body', 'title']);

});

}

/**

* Reverse the migrations.

*

* @return void

*/

public function down()

{

}

}

3) Remove Column If Exists using Migration

<?php

use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Schema;

use Illuminate\Database\Schema\Blueprint;

use Illuminate\Database\Migrations\Migration;

class ChangePostsTableColumn extends Migration

{

/**

* Run the migrations.

*

* @return void

*/

public function up()

{

if (Schema::hasColumn('posts', 'body')){

Schema::table('posts', function (Blueprint $table) {

$table->dropColumn('body');

});

}

}

/**

* Reverse the migrations.

*

* @return void

*/

public function down()

{

}

}

I hope it can help you...

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