Laravel Add Foreign Key to Existing Table with Data Example

By Hardik Savani | April 2, 2021 | Category : Laravel


Now, let's see tutorial of laravel add foreign key to existing table with data. This tutorial will give you simple example of how to add foreign key in existing table in laravel. if you want to see example of laravel migration add foreign key to existing table data then you are a right place. We will look at example of laravel migration alter table add foreign key.

I will give you very simple example of how to alert table with add foreign key using laravel migration. you can easily use this example with laravel 6, laravel 7 and laravel 8 version.

yesterday i added one post, how to add foreign key using laravel migration. in this post i will help you how to add foreign key on existing table with data. let's see bellow example.

first you need to install doctrine/dbal composer package for alter table:

composer require doctrine/dbal

Create Migration Command:

php artisan make:migration add_foreign_key_table

database/migrations/2021_04_01_103500_add_foreign_key_table.php

<?php

use Illuminate\Database\Migrations\Migration;

use Illuminate\Database\Schema\Blueprint;

use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Schema;

class AddForeignKeyTable extends Migration

{

/**

* Run the migrations.

*

* @return void

*/

public function up()

{

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

$table->bigInteger('user_id')->unsigned()->change();

$table->bigInteger('post_id')->unsigned()->change();

$table->foreign('user_id')->references('id')->on('users');

$table->foreign('post_id')->references('id')->on('posts');

});

}

/**

* Reverse the migrations.

*

* @return void

*/

public function down()

{

}

}

run migration

php artisan migrate

I hope it can help you...




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