Laravel provides various in built tags to handle HTML forms easily and securely. All the major elements of HTML are generated using Laravel. To support this, we need to add HTML package to Laravel using composer.
Step 1 − Execute the following command to proceed with the same.
composer require illuminate/html
Step 2 − This will add HTML package to Laravel as shown in the following image.
Step 3 − Now, we need to add the package shown above to Laravel configuration file which is stored at config/app.php. Open this file and you will see a list of Laravel service providers as shown in the following image. Add HTML service provider as indicated in the outlined box in the following image.
Step 4 − Add aliases in the same file for HTML and Form. Notice the two lines indicated in the outlined box in the following image and add those two lines.
Step 5 − Now everything is setup. Lets see how we can use various HTML elements using Laravel tags.
Opening a Form
Generating a Label Element
Generating a Text Input
Specifying a Default Value
Generating a Password Input
Generating a File Input
Generating a Checkbox Or Radio Input
Generating a Checkbox Or Radio Input That Is Checked
Generating a Drop-Down List
Generating A Submit Button
Step 1 − Copy the following code to create a view called
Step 2 − Add the following line in app/Http/routes.php to add a route for view form.php
Step 3 − Visit the following URL to see the form.
Step 4 − The output will appear as shown in the following image.