How To Install Yajra DataTables In Laravel 5.7 App

In this article, We’ll show you how to install Yajra DataTables in laravel with example.
And this example also work with laravel 5.7 & 5.8 version.

DataTables is a plug-in for the jQuery Javascript library. Laravel Yajra DataTables Package provide many functionalities like searching, sorting, pagination on table.


  • Install Laravel
  • Configuration .evn file
  • Run Migration
  • Install Yajra DataTables
  • Add Fake Data
  • Create Route, Controller & Blade View
  • Start Development Server
  • Conclusion

1. Install Laravel

First We need Download fresh latest Laravel setup. Use the below command to download the laravel fresh setup on your system.

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

2. Configuration .env file

In this step, we will set database credential in .env file

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3. Run Migration

We need to do  migration of tables using below command:

php artisan migrate

This command will create tables in our database.

4. Install Yajra Datatable Package in Laravel

Now We will Install Yajra Datatable Packages in your laravel 5.7 setup. Use the below command and install yajra packages in your laravel application.

composer require yajra/laravel-datatables-oracle

After successfully Install Yajra Datatable Packages, open config/app.php file and add service provider and alias.


'providers' => [


'aliases' => [

'Datatables' => Yajra\Datatables\Facades\Datatables::class,

After set providers and aliases then publish vendor run by following command.

php artisan vendor:publish

5. Add Fake Records

We need to add some records in database. Use the below command for add fake records in your database.

php artisan tinker

After run the php artisan tinker. Use the below command. This command will add 150 fake records in your database

>>> factory(App\User::class, 150)->create();

6. Create Route, Controller & Blade View

Add Route

Now we will add routes in web.php file as like below.

Open routes/web.php file

Route::get('users', '[email protected]');

Route::get('users-list', '[email protected]');

Create Controller

We need to create new controller UsersController that will manage two method. lets use this below command and create Controller.

php artisan make:controller UsersController

Now open the controller let’s go to the => app/Http/Controllers/UsersController.php. Put the below Code


namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use Redirect,Response,DB,Config;
use Datatables;
class UsersController extends Controller
    public function index()
        return view('users');
    public function usersList()
        $users = DB::table('users')->select('*');
        return datatables()->of($users)

Create Blade View

Next, create users.blade.php file in resources/views/ folder and copy past following code.

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html lang="en">
<title>Laravel DataTable - Tuts Make</title>
<link href="" rel="stylesheet">  
<link  href="" rel="stylesheet">
<script src=""></script>  
<script src=""></script>
<script src=""></script>
         <div class="container">
               <h2>Laravel DataTable - Tuts Make</h2>
            <table class="table table-bordered" id="laravel_datatable">
                     <th>Created at</th>
   $(document).ready( function () {
           processing: true,
           serverSide: true,
           ajax: "{{ url('users-list') }}",
           columns: [
                    { data: 'id', name: 'id' },
                    { data: 'name', name: 'name' },
                    { data: 'email', name: 'email' },
                    { data: 'created_at', name: 'created_at' }

7. Start Development Server

In this step, we will use the php artisan serve command . It will start your server locally

php artisan serve

If you want to run the project diffrent port so use this below command

php artisan serve --port=8080

Now we are ready to run our example so run bellow command to quick run.


If you are not run php artisan server command , direct go to your browser and type the url

http://localhost/firstApp /public/users

Laravel DataTables
Laravel DataTables

8. Conclusion

In this article , We have successfully install & use yajra datatables in laravel 5.7 Application . our examples run quickly.

If you have any questions or thoughts to share, use the comment form below to reach us.


  1. Bruno said:

    Hi, good article, can you make a new tutorial with a example of how make a custom multiple filter (For example, filter by owner, type, status, date range, etc.) datatables using ajax and Laravel (and this Yajra package)?

    If possible i will thank you very much.

    February 1, 2019
    • anju george said:

      composer require yajra/laravel-datatables-oracle:”~8.0″

      July 17, 2019
  2. Tunde Adetayo said:

    Hello hope you are doing great, I followed the yajrabox data table implementation you make and I was able to implement it without any much issues, now I would like to add an import function into the table so I can import say an Excel file or a CSV file to populate the table how can I do this, I found this but to implement it only added to my confusion I really appreciate your help.

    April 23, 2019
  3. Tithi said:

    This article became very helpful. Thank you so much

    April 26, 2019
  4. atta said:

    how to add action button like for delete edit

    July 28, 2019
  5. TripleAAA said:

    How do you put your required javascript code into resources/js with mix and not into the view?

    July 30, 2019

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