How to build a LiveChat in Laravel Livewire ( Part 1 )
If you’re wondering what is LiveChat, it’s a software that allows you to chat with your website visitors in real-time. It’s a great way to offer customer support and increase sales.
With LiveChat, you can engage your visitors in a conversation and get to know them better. This way, you can offer them the assistance they need and answer any questions they may have. As a result, you’ll be able to close more sales and improve your customer satisfaction.
If you’re looking for a way to increase your sales and improve your customer support, LiveChat is a great option. Give it a try today and see how it can benefit your business.
In this article I will show you how to create a simple LiveChat with Laravel Livewire.
Step to create a LiveChat
- Step 1 — Install Laravel
- Step 2 — Setting up MySQL Database
- Step 3 — Install Livewire
- Step 4 — Create a component
- Step 5 — Create Database Migrations
- Step 6 — Add Relationship to the Models
Step 1 — Install Laravel
Let’s get started by installing Laravel using Composer.
Open a new command-line interface and run the following command:
$ composer create-project laravel/laravel=8.0 myapp --prefer-dist
Step 2 — Setting up MySQL Database
Let’s now create a MySQL database that we’ll use to persist data in our Laravel application. In your terminal, run the following command to run the
mysql -u root -p
When prompted, enter the password for your MySQL server when you’ve installed it.
Next, run the following SQL statement to create a
mysql> create database myapp;
.env file and update the credentials to access your MySQL database: