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Model Settings for your Laravel app

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The package requires PHP 7.2+ and follows the FIG standards PSR-1, PSR-2 and PSR-4 to ensure a high level of interoperability between shared PHP.

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Installation

$ composer require glorand/laravel-model-settings
{
    "require": {
        "glorand/laravel-model-settings": "^4.0"
    }
}

Env (config) variables (.env file)

Default name for the settings field - when you use the HasSettingsField

MODEL_SETTINGS_FIELD_NAME=settings

Default name for the settings table - when you use the HasSettingsTable

MODEL_SETTINGS_TABLE_NAME=model_settings

Updating your Eloquent Models

Your models should use the HasSettingsField or HasSettingsTable trait.

Option 1 - HasSettingsField trait

Run the php artisan model-settings:model-settings-field in order to create a migration file for a table.
This command will create a json field (default name settings, from config) for the mentioned table.

You can choose another than default, in this case you have to specify it in you model.

public $settingsFieldName = 'user_settings';

Complete example:

use Glorand\Model\Settings\Traits\HasSettingsField;

class User extends Model
{
    use HasSettingsField;

    //define only if you select a different name from the default
    public $settingsFieldName = 'user_settings';

    //define only if the model overrides the default connection
    protected $connection = 'mysql';

}

Option 2 - HasSettingsTable trait

Run before the command php artisan model-settings:model-settings-table.
The command will copy for you the migration class to create the table where the setting values will be stored.
The default name of the table is model_settings; change the config or env value MODEL_SETTINGS_TABLE_NAME if you want to rewrite the default name (before you run the command!)

use Glorand\Model\Settings\Traits\HasSettingsTable;

class User extends Model
{
    use HasSettingsTable;
}

Option 3 - HasSettingsRedis trait

use Glorand\Model\Settings\Traits\HasSettingsRedis;

class User extends Model
{
    use HasSettingsRedis;
}

Default settings

You can set default configs for a table in model_settings.php config file

return [
    // start other config options

    // end other config options

    // defaultConfigs
    'defaultSettings' => [
        'users' => [
            'key_1' => 'val_1',
        ]
    ]
];

Or in your model itself:

use Glorand\Model\Settings\Traits\HasSettingsTable;

class User extends Model
{
    public $defaultSettings = [
        'key_1' => 'val_1',
    ];
}

Please note that if you define settings in the model, the settings from configs will have no effect, they will just be ignored.

Usage

$user = App\User::first();

Check id the settings for the entity is empty

$user->settings()->empty();

Check settings (exist)

$user->settings()->exist();

Get all model's settings

$user->settings()->all();
$user->settings()->get();

Get a specific setting

$user->settings()->get('some.setting');
$user->settings()->get('some.setting', 'default value');
//multiple
$user->settings()->getMultiple(
	[
		'some.setting_1',
		'some.setting_2',
	],
	'default value'
);

Add / Update setting

$user->settings()->apply((array)$settings);
$user->settings()->set('some.setting', 'new value');
$user->settings()->update('some.setting', 'new value');
//multiple
$user->settings()->setMultiple([
	'some.setting_1' => 'new value 1',
	'some.setting_2' => 'new value 2',
]);

Check if the model has a specific setting

$user->settings()->has('some.setting');

Remove a setting from a model

$user->settings()->delete('some.setting');
//multiple
$user->settings()->deleteMultiple([
	'some.setting_1',
	'some.setting_2',
]);
//all
$user->settings()->clear();

Persistence for settings field

In case of field settings the auto-save is configurable.

The default value is true

  • Use an attribute on model
protected $persistSettings = true; //boolean
  • Environment (.env) variable
MODEL_SETTINGS_PERSISTENT=true
  • Config value - model settings config file
'settings_persistent' => env('MODEL_SETTINGS_PERSISTENT', true),

If the persistence is false you have to save the model after the operation.

Changelog

Please see CHANGELOG for more information what has changed recently.

Contributing

Please see CONTRIBUTING for details.

License

The MIT License (MIT). Please see LICENSE for more information.

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