Laravel 7 Elasticsearch integration from scratch with example

Laravel 7 Elasticsearch integration from scratch with example

In this article, we will discuss how to integrate Elasticsearch from scratch with example in laravel 7.

Elasticsearch is a real-time distributed and multitenant-capable full-text search engine. it provides HTTP web interface and JSON documents.

Overview

Step 1: Install Elasticsearch

Step 2: Create Table using migration

Step 3: Install Package

Step 4: Add providers and aliases

Step 5: Create Route

Step 6: Create a Model and Controller

Step 7: Create Blade Files

Step 8: Run Our Laravel Application

Step 1: Install Elasticsearch

We are going to install Elasticsearch in our system, If you haven’t downloaded elastic search then you can follow here.

Step 2: Create Table using migration

Now, We need to create a migration. so we will below command using create the students table migration.

After complete migration. we need below changes in the database/migrations/create_students_table file.

Run the below command. after the changes above file.

Step 3: Install Package

Now, We will install “elasticquent/elasticquent” package. so first open the composer.json file and add the below line.

Step 5: Add providers and aliases

We will add below providers and aliases in the “config/app.php” file.

Now, We will generate a configuration file for elastic search using the following command.

Step 6: Create Route

Add the following route code in the “routes/web.php” file.

Step 7: Create a Model and Controller

Here below command help to create the controller and model.

Student.php

StudentController.php

Step 8: Create Blade Files

Finally, We will create student-search file in the “resources/views/” folder directory and paste the below code.

student-search.blade.php

Step 9: Run Our Laravel Application
We can start the server and run this example using the below command.

Now we will run our example using the below Url in the browser.