App Model

{info} If you are not familiar with its concept. Check out the full Laravel Eloquent ORM documentation to get started.

Creating Model

Create Laravel model file and keep it in your app’s /src/Models folder.

                    ├── src
                    │   ├── Models
                    │   │   └── MyTable.php
namespace VendorName\ProjectName\Models;

class YourTable extends BaseModel
    protected $table = 'my_table';
    protected $fillable = ['name'];

Accessing Model

Use your model namespace on your app and execute any Laravel Eloquent ORM syntax as usual.

use VendorName\ProjectName\Models\YourTable;

Extending RVsitebuilder Default Models using Meta Table

Ever want to add more data to Users table. Thanks to wonderful Laravel-Metable project to make it possible. You can extend RVsitebuilder default model without needing to adjust the database schema.

The following model are metable.

  • Users
  • CorePage
  • BlogPost
  • CoreSystemPage
  • CoreGlobalWidget
  • BlogCategory
  • CoreFacebook
  • CoreFooter
  • CoreHeader
  • CoreMenu
  • CoreSeo
  • CoreSidebar
  • CoreSlug
  • CoreTwitter
  • Email
  • EmailCategory
  • ManageApp

Example Usage Metable.

namespace Rvsitebuilder\Core\Models;

use Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Model;
use Plank\Metable\Metable;

    class CoreGlobalWidget extends Model
        use Metable;

        protected $table = 'core_global_widget';
        protected $fillable = [

Attach some metadata to an eloquent model.

    // $setting = something
    $globalwidget = CoreGlobalWidget::updateOrCreate(
                    ['widget_name' => $widgetName],
                        'app_id' => $appID,
                        'widget_name' => $widgetName,
    $globalwidget->setMeta('global', $setting);

Retrieve the metadata from a model.

    $widget = CoreGlobalWidget::find($id);