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Getting Started Videos


Total Duration: 59 minutes

1. Intro

Let's get to know Mauro Martinez, one of the Backpack maintainers and your teacher for this series.


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2. Installation and Setup

Let's set up a Laravel project and follow the Backpack installation.


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3. Look and Feel - Introduction to Backpack Themes

A quick intro to Backpack themes - how to customize the look and feel of your admin panel, or use a Bootstrap theme of your choice.


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4. Dashboard

Let's place some content on the admin dashboard using Backpack widgets - it's super easy.


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5. CRUDs - Intro to Operations

Operations are a very important part of Backpack - they allow you to do things like Create, Read (List and Show), Update, and Delete. Let's understand how they work.


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6. DevTools - Generating CRUDs

Go from an idea to a full CRUD in seconds! Quickly build an admin panel for your Eloquent models using a web interface to generate migrations, models, and CRUDs.


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7. List Operation

Let's take a deeper dive into the List operation and one important feature it is using - Backpack columns.


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8. Create and Update Operations

Now let's do a deeper dive into Backpack forms - particularly the ones in the Create and Update operations, which use Backpack fields, another important feature.


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9. Show and Delete Operations

Let's also address some easy operations - the Show and Delete operations. You'll see they are very similar to the ones above.


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10. Reorder and BulkClone Operations

Here are two other operation you will most likely need - they will help you reorder or duplicate entries.


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11. Custom Operations using DevTools

This video shows you how to create custom operations, using our premium add-on DevTools.


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Thank you for dedicating those 59 minutes to learning Backpack. You should now be able to build your first admin panel. But first, here are a few more links, if you are still not sure whether you are ready:

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