SweetAlert2 jQuery Notification Plugin to Laravel 8

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While doing any operation in any application we want some confirmation alerts like for success, warning, error. Why we need these ? It’s because it gives a more readable power to end users to understand what’s happening.

Inside this article we will implement or add sweetalert2 jquery notification plugin to laravel 8 application. This is laravel 8 application specific. You can use in any application of PHP.

This article will cover about using SweetAlert2 jquery plugin for message notifications to end user.

Step by step we will see their needed plugin files and implementation. Let’s get started.


Laravel Installation

We will create laravel project using composer. So, please make sure your system should have composer installed. If not, may be this article will help you to Install composer in system.

Here is the command to create a laravel project-

$ composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel blog

To start the development server of Laravel –

$ php artisan serve

URL: http://127.0.0.1:8000

Assuming laravel already installed inside your system.


Required Plugin Files

SweetAlert2 jQuery plugin file

# URL
https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/sweetalert2@9.17.2/dist/sweetalert2.min.js

# Tag
<script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/sweetalert2@9.17.2/dist/sweetalert2.min.js"></script>

SweetAlert2 CSS File

# URL
https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/sweetalert2@9.17.2/dist/sweetalert2.min.css

# Tag
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/sweetalert2@9.17.2/dist/sweetalert2.min.css">
  

We need a plugin JS file and a CSS file for its layout styling. After adding these plugin files, we are allowed to use it’s method like –

Swal.fire()

About complete documentation of Sweetalert 2 click here.


Implementing SweetAlert2 jQuery Plugin

Let’s create a simple application where we will see the step by step implementation of sweetalert2 jQuery plugin files.

Create Route

Routes can be configured into web.php which is at /routes folder.

//... other routes

Route::get("sweetalert-notification", [MessageNotificationController::class, "showSweetAlertMessages"]);

Create Controller

$ php artisan make:controller MessageNotificationController

Open MessageNotificationController.php from /app/Http/Controllers

<?php

namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;

class MessageNotificationController extends Controller
{
  public function showSweetAlertMessages(){

     // Flash messages settings
    
     session()->flash("success", "This is success message");

     session()->flash("warning", "This is warning message");

     session()->flash("info", "This is information message");

     session()->flash("error", "This is error message");

     return view("sweetalert-notification");
   }
}

Create Blade Template File

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.5.1.min.js"></script>
<script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/sweetalert2@9.17.2/dist/sweetalert2.min.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/sweetalert2@9.17.2/dist/sweetalert2.min.css">


<script>
$(function(){

    @if(Session::has('success'))
        Swal.fire({
        icon: 'success',
        title: 'Great!',
        text: '{{ Session::get("success") }}'
    })
    @endif
});
</script>

Above code is for success notification block only. If you need to display for Error, Warning and Information.

For Error Block

<script>
$(function(){

    @if(Session::has('error'))
    Swal.fire({
        icon: 'error',
        title: 'Oops...',
        text: '{{ Session::get("error") }}'
    })
    @endif
});
</script>

For Warning Block

<script>
$(function(){

    @if(Session::has('warning'))
    Swal.fire({
        icon: 'warning',
        title: 'Oops...',
        text: '{{ Session::get("warning") }}'
    })
    @endif
});
</script>

For Information Block

<script>
$(function(){

    @if(Session::has('info'))
    Swal.fire({
        icon: 'info',
        title: 'Oops...',
        text: '{{ Session::get("info") }}'
    })
    @endif
});
</script>

Right now we are displaying these notification messages without any operations like insert, update or anything but you can use it for your application notifications.


Application Testing

Open project to terminal and type the command to start development server

$ php artisan serve

Open up the URL – http://127.0.0.1:8000/sweetalert-notification

For Error

We hope this article helped you to learn about i.e SweetAlert2 jQuery Notification Plugin to Laravel 8 Tutorial in a very detailed way.

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