Laravel Collection first() and firstWhere() Methods Example

By Hardik Savani April 17, 2020 Category : Laravel

Hi Dev,

If you need to see example of laravel collection first example. let’s discuss about laravel collection first where example. you will learn how to get first element from collection in laravel. i would like to share with you laravel collection first element.

I will give you some examples of how to get first element from collection in laravel. you can easily add array in laravel 5, laravel 6, laravel 7 and laravel 8.

Let's see example:

Example 1: Laravel Collection First Example

public function index()

{

$collection = collect([

['id'=>1, 'name'=>'Hardik'],

['id'=>2, 'name'=>'Vimal'],

['id'=>3, 'name'=>'Harshad'],

['id'=>4, 'name'=>'Harsukh'],

]);

$first = $collection->first();

dd($first);

}

Output:

Array

(

[id] => 1

[name] => Hardik

)

Example 2: Laravel Collection First Where Example

public function index()

{

$collection = collect([

['id'=>1, 'name'=>'Hardik', 'salery' => '15000'],

['id'=>2, 'name'=>'Vimal', 'salery' => '10000'],

['id'=>3, 'name'=>'Harshad', 'salery' => '17000'],

['id'=>4, 'name'=>'Harsukh', 'salery' => '18000'],

]);

$first = $collection->firstWhere('name', 'Hardik');

dd($first);

}

Output:

Array

(

[id] => 1

[name] => Hardik

[salery] => 15000

)

Example 3: Laravel Collection First Where with Operator Example

public function index()

{

$collection = collect([

['id'=>1, 'name'=>'Hardik', 'salery' => 15000],

['id'=>2, 'name'=>'Vimal', 'salery' => 10000],

['id'=>3, 'name'=>'Harshad', 'salery' => 17000],

['id'=>4, 'name'=>'Harsukh', 'salery' => 18000],

]);

$first = $collection->firstWhere('salery', '>', 16000);

dd($first);

}

Output:

Array

(

[id] => 3

[name] => Harshad

[salery] => 17000

)

I hope it can help you...