Hey there, fellow developers! In this article, we're going to explore the awesome new feature in version 6 of Backpack for Laravel - th...
Hey there, fellow developers!
In this article, we're going to explore the awesome new feature in version 6 of Backpack for Laravel - the Quick Button! With this neat little addition, creating buttons in your projects becomes a breeze. This feature has got you covered for most simple button use cases.
Basic Quick Button Setup
First things first, let's see how easy it is to create a basic Quick Button. We're talking about those simple buttons that consist of just an
<a> element with a
href and a class that's shown if the admin has access to that specific operation. To create such a button, simply use the following code:
// by default, the quick button will figure out the Name and Label from the button name $this->crud->button('email')->stack('line')->view('crud::buttons.quick');
That's it! With this code snippet, you'll have a Quick Button up and running with minimal effort.
Customizing Your Quick Button
Of course, we often need customizations, so let's dive into how to personalize your Quick Button. You can easily customize various aspects such as Access, Name, Label, and Icon using the
Here's an example of how you can customize your Quick Button:
$this->crud->button('email')->stack('line')->view('crud::buttons.quick')->meta([ 'access' => 'Email', // Define the access level required to display the button 'label' => 'Email', // Set a custom label for your button 'icon' => 'la la-envelope', // Choose an icon for your button 'wrapper' => [ 'href' => url('something'), // Customize the link for your button 'target' => '_blank', // Choose if you want the link to open in a new tab 'title' => 'Create a new email to this user', // Add a title attribute to your button ] ]);
As you can see, you can fine-tune your Quick Button to suit your project's specific requirements. Tweak the
icon and even the
wrapper element attributes to your heart's content.
That's it for this quick how-to article! Now you're all set to create stylish and efficient Quick Buttons for your Laravel projects using Backpack v6. Happy coding! 🚀
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