Laravel JSON Data Search/Filter From Database Example

  • 24-07-2022
  • 1168
  • Laravel 9
  • Haresh Chauhan

Laravel JSON data search from the database; laravel JSON data filter using where clauses. In this post, I will teach you how to find or filter data that you store in the database in JSON format in the table column. Laravel provides a method to easy way to find or search data from the database column.

The whereJsonContains() method will help us to filter and find JSON data from the database table column. At the end of this post, you will say to filter and apply where caused in the laravel query to find JSON content.

To filter data based on JSON content and searchable based on it. i have add a post column inside the users table.

Now I want to find user who has red color, So using laravel JSON where method i will find inside the post->color column object. follow the below given example.


Attributes Set In Laravel Model

JSON Data Database Preview :

You can see I have stored JSON objects inside the post column in the database.

Example OF Filter :


namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use App\User;

class HomeController extends Controller
    public function index(Request $request)
        $user = User::query();
        if($request->has('color')) {

            $user = $user->whereJsonContains('post->color', $request->color);
        $user = $user->get();


whereJsonContains method provides easy why find or filter JSON store data in the database.

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