chunk() Method | Laravel Collection Example

  • 12-05-2022
  • 1976
  • Laravel 9
  • Haresh Chauhan

chunk() laravel collection will divide the array into given param. In this method param must need to which you want to divide. chunk() method in the collection you can easy to use to dividing the collection into different parts this will convert this will divide into many arrays by given single array.

Sometimes developers need to divide the array into different many arrays the time array chunk method we can use.

In model eloquent sometimes need to apply bulk action that time array chunk will take bulk action in the collection, for example, say bulk update in the collection.

chunk() | Laravel Collection Example

Here below a working live example that will help you to understand how to use of chunk method in the collection or bulk action in the eloquent model.

// EXAMPLE 1

    $data = [
        1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
    ];
    
    $collection = collect($data)->chunk(4);

// OUTPUT EXAMPLE 1

    Illuminate\Support\Collection {#6778 ▼
      #items: array:3 [▼
        0 => Illuminate\Support\Collection {#6768 ▼
          #items: array:4 [▼
            0 => 1
            1 => 2
            2 => 3
            3 => 4
          ]
        }
        1 => Illuminate\Support\Collection {#6775 ▼
          #items: array:4 [▼
            4 => 5
            5 => 6
            6 => 7
            7 => 8
          ]
        }
        2 => Illuminate\Support\Collection {#6777 ▼
          #items: array:2 [▼
            8 => 9
            9 => 10
          ]
        }
      ]
    }

//-------------------------------------------------------

// EXAMPLE 2
    
    $data = [
        1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
    ];
    
    $collection = collect($data)->chunk(5);

// OUTPUT EXAMPLE 2
    
    Illuminate\Support\Collection {#6777 ▼
      #items: array:2 [▼
        0 => Illuminate\Support\Collection {#6768 ▼
          #items: array:5 [▼
            0 => 1
            1 => 2
            2 => 3
            3 => 4
            4 => 5
          ]
        }
        1 => Illuminate\Support\Collection {#6775 ▼
          #items: array:5 [▼
            5 => 6
            6 => 7
            7 => 8
            8 => 9
            9 => 10
          ]
        }
      ]
    }
    
//-------------------------------------------------------

// EXAMPLE 3
    
    $data = [
        1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
    ];
    
    $collection = collect($data)->chunk(5)->first();
    
    Illuminate\Support\Collection {#6768 ▼
      #items: array:5 [▼
        0 => 1
        1 => 2
        2 => 3
        3 => 4
        4 => 5
      ]
    }

//-------------------------------------------------------

// EXAMPLE 4 
    
    $data = [
        1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
    ];
    
    $collection = collect($data)->chunk(5)->toArray();
    
    array:2 [▼
      0 => array:5 [▼
        0 => 1
        1 => 2
        2 => 3
        3 => 4
        4 => 5
      ]
      1 => array:5 [▼
        5 => 6
        6 => 7
        7 => 8
        8 => 9
        9 => 10
      ]
    ]

By refering above example you can easy to understand about chunk use in laravel collection.

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