Laravel Migration Add DateTime Column Example

By Hardik Savani September 12, 2023 Category : Laravel

Hi Developer,

This tutorial will give you an example of laravel migration add datetime column. In this article, we will implement a how to add datetime datatype in laravel migration. This post will give you a simple example of laravel migration datetime field. I explained simply about laravel migration datetime column. So, let's follow a few steps to create an example of laravel migration create datetime column.

Laravel migration provides dateTime() to add date data type in mysql table. in this example, we will create pages table with publish_date field with date datatype. so, let's see the simple migration code:


Here, we will create pages table with add date to data type.

Create new migration using following command:

php artisan make:migration create_pages_table

Now, You can update it as like the bellow:



use Illuminate\Database\Migrations\Migration;

use Illuminate\Database\Schema\Blueprint;

use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Schema;

return new class extends Migration



* Run the migrations.


public function up(): void


Schema::create('pages', function (Blueprint $table) {









* Reverse the migrations.


public function down(): void





Now, you are ready to run migration command:

php artisan migrate

You will see the layout as like the below:

I hope it can help you...