Laravel 8 QR Code Generator Example

WebSolutionStuff | Jan-24-2022 | Categories : Laravel PHP

In this tutorial, we will see the laravel 8 QR code generator example. we will generate QR code using simplesoftwareio/simple-qrcode package in laravel 8. simplesoftwareio/simple-qrcode package is an easy-to-use PHP QR Code generator with first-party support for laravel 8.

Using this simplesoftwareio/simple-qrcode package, you can generate a simple QR code, text QR code, image QR code in laravel 8. Also, you can customize as per requirements like color, size, text, height, width, etc.

You can read more on SimpleSoftwareIO simple-qrcode and also read Official Documentation.

So, let's see how to generate QR code in laravel 8 using simplesoftwareio/simple-qrcode.

Step 1 : Create Laravel 8 Project

Step 2 : Configure Database

Step 3 : Install QR Code Package

Step 4 : Create Controller

Step 5 : Add Route

Step 6 : Generate QR Codes in Blade View

Step 7 : Run Laravel App

 

Step 1 : Create Laravel 8 Project

In this step, we will create laravel 8 project using the below command.

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel laravel_8_qr_code_example

 

 

Step 2 : Configure Database

Now, we will set up database configuration in the .env file.

DB_CONNECTION=mysql
DB_HOST=127.0.0.1
DB_PORT=3306
DB_DATABASE=database_name
DB_USERNAME=database_user_name
DB_PASSWORD=database_password

 

Step 3 : Install QR Code Package

In the third step, we will install simplesoftwareio/simple-qrcode package using the below command.

composer require simplesoftwareio/simple-qrcode

 

 

Step 4 : Create Controller

After installing the package, create a QRCodeController using the below command.

php artisan make:controller QRCodeController

In QRCodeController add the below code.

<?php

namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use QrCode;

class QRCodeController extends Controller
{
    public function index()
    {
      return view('qr_code');
    }
}

 

Step 5 : Add Route

Now, we will add the qr-code route in the web.php file.

use App\Http\Controllers\QRCodeController;
Route::get('/qr-code', [QRCodeController::class, 'index'])->name('qr-code');

 

 

Step 6 : Generate QR Codes in Blade View

In this step, create a qr_code blade file and add the below code in that file.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <title>Laravel 8 QR Code Generator Example - Websolutionstuff</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/css/bootstrap.min.css" integrity="sha384-Gn5384xqQ1aoWXA+058RXPxPg6fy4IWvTNh0E263XmFcJlSAwiGgFAW/dAiS6JXm" crossorigin="anonymous">
</head>
<body>
    <div class="container">
        <div class="row text-center mt-5">
            <div class="col-md-6">
                <h4>Simple QR Code</h4>
                {!! QrCode::size(150)->generate('websolutionstuff.com') !!}
            </div>
            <div class="col-md-6">
                <h4>Color Qr Code</h4>
                {!! QrCode::size(150)->backgroundColor(255,55,0)->generate('websolutionstuff.com') !!}
            </div>
        </div> 
    </div> 
</body>
</html>

 

Step 7 : Run Laravel App

Now, run laravel project using the below command.

php artisan serve

 

 

Now, open the below URL on your browser.

http://localhost:8000/qr-code

 


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