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.

Patrick Wan

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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 client:

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 db database:

mysql> create database myapp;

Open the .env file and update the credentials to access your MySQL database:

DB_CONNECTION=mysql
DB_HOST=127.0.0.1…

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Patrick Wan

My name’s Patrick. I’m a Software Developer, experience in Laravel, Vue Js, React Js, Livewire, Jquery, Codegniter, NPM, GIT. I have 5 years plus experience.