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Laravel is robust framework of php which provides rapid development and security for low and high level projects. It have many features like Laravel Components, Validation, eloquent, migrations, artisnan security etc.

Let’s have look artisan commands of laravel artisan.

There is a command which gives you list of all available commands in specific version of laravel.

php artisan list

This will output as below in laravel 8.

clear-compiled       Remove the compiled class file
  db                   Start a new database CLI session
  down                 Put the application into maintenance / demo mode
  env                  Display the current framework environment
  help                 Display help for a command
  inspire              Display an inspiring quote
  list                 List commands
  migrate              Run the database migrations
  optimize             Cache the framework bootstrap files
  serve                Serve the application on the PHP development server
  test                 Run the application tests
  tinker               Interact with your application
  up                   Bring the application out of maintenance mode
  auth:clear-resets    Flush expired password reset tokens
  cache:clear          Flush the application cache
  cache:forget         Remove an item from the cache
  cache:table          Create a migration for the cache database table
  config:cache         Create a cache file for faster configuration loading
  config:clear         Remove the configuration cache file
  db:seed              Seed the database with records
  db:wipe              Drop all tables, views, and types
  event:cache          Discover and cache the application's events and listeners
  event:clear          Clear all cached events and listeners
  event:generate       Generate the missing events and listeners based on registration
  event:list           List the application's events and listeners
  key:generate         Set the application key
  make:cast            Create a new custom Eloquent cast class
  make:channel         Create a new channel class
  make:command         Create a new Artisan command
  make:component       Create a new view component class
  make:controller      Create a new controller class
  make:event           Create a new event class
  make:exception       Create a new custom exception class
  make:factory         Create a new model factory
  make:job             Create a new job class
  make:listener        Create a new event listener class
  make:mail            Create a new email class
  make:middleware      Create a new middleware class
  make:migration       Create a new migration file
  make:model           Create a new Eloquent model class
  make:notification    Create a new notification class
  make:observer        Create a new observer class
  make:policy          Create a new policy class
  make:provider        Create a new service provider class
  make:request         Create a new form request class
  make:resource        Create a new resource
  make:rule            Create a new validation rule
  make:seeder          Create a new seeder class
  make:test            Create a new test class
  migrate:fresh        Drop all tables and re-run all migrations
  migrate:install      Create the migration repository
  migrate:refresh      Reset and re-run all migrations
  migrate:reset        Rollback all database migrations
  migrate:rollback     Rollback the last database migration
  migrate:status       Show the status of each migration
  model:prune          Prune models that are no longer needed
  notifications:table  Create a migration for the notifications table
  optimize:clear       Remove the cached bootstrap files
  package:discover     Rebuild the cached package manifest
  queue:batches-table  Create a migration for the batches database table
  queue:clear          Delete all of the jobs from the specified queue
  queue:failed         List all of the failed queue jobs
  queue:failed-table   Create a migration for the failed queue jobs database table
  queue:flush          Flush all of the failed queue jobs
  queue:forget         Delete a failed queue job
  queue:listen         Listen to a given queue
  queue:monitor        Monitor the size of the specified queues
  queue:prune-batches  Prune stale entries from the batches database
  queue:prune-failed   Prune stale entries from the failed jobs table
  queue:restart        Restart queue worker daemons after their current job
  queue:retry          Retry a failed queue job
  queue:retry-batch    Retry the failed jobs for a batch
  queue:table          Create a migration for the queue jobs database table
  queue:work           Start processing jobs on the queue as a daemon
  route:cache          Create a route cache file for faster route registration
  route:clear          Remove the route cache file
  route:list           List all registered routes
  sail:install         Install Laravel Sail's default Docker Compose file
  sail:publish         Publish the Laravel Sail Docker files
  schedule:list        List the scheduled commands
  schedule:run         Run the scheduled commands
  schedule:test        Run a scheduled command
  schedule:work        Start the schedule worker
  schema:dump          Dump the given database schema
  session:table        Create a migration for the session database table
  storage:link         Create the symbolic links configured for the application
  stub:publish         Publish all stubs that are available for customization
  vendor:publish       Publish any publishable assets from vendor packages
  view:cache           Compile all of the application's Blade templates
  view:clear           Clear all compiled view files

Most common used artisan commands are as follow:

php artisan make:xyz for example php artisan make:controller, php artisan make:model, php artisan make:Laravel Components etc.

1. php artisan make:controller

This command create a new controller file in location app\Http\controllers.


php artisan make:controller PostController

Optional parameters :

--resource, --api, --invokable,--resource,--parent

–resource parameter : The controller will contain a method for each of the available resource operations – index(), create(), store(), show(), edit(), update(), destroy().

–api parameter: Same as –resource except edit().

You can also create controller in Subfolder.

php artisan make:controller api\PostController

php artisan make:model

Create a model, this will create model in app\Model folder

Example :

php artisan make:model Post

Optional Parameters: –migration or -m, –controller or -c, –resource or -r, –mcr

–migration or -m : Creates a migration file for model.

–controller or -m : Creates a controller file for model.

–resource or -r : Creates a resource for model.

–mcr : Create controller, migration, model, resource using one command

php artisan make:migration

This will generate migration file.

Example usage:

php artisan make:migration create_posts_table

php artisan make:seeder

Generates a new database seeder class.

Example usage:

php artisan make:seeder PostTableSeeder

php artisan make:middleware

Generates a new middleware class.

Example usage:

php artisan make:middleware CheckJson

php artisan make:command

Generates a new command class.

Example usage:

php artisan make:middleware PostAdd

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