Laravel + React Forum

In this tutorial series, we'll build a forum powered by Laravel that uses React for the main features of the website.

Planning a Forum

After getting React set up in your Laravel project (check out how to get started with React in Laravel if you haven't set it up before), you may be wondering how to actually use it on your site. In this series, we'll create a simple forum which uses React components for the main features of the site. Starting out, we'll focus on the main features (creating threads, commenting, etc). Later on we'll explore more advanced features such as voting, popular/hot algorithms, messaging, and following…

Posting Threads

This is the first lesson in a series on how to create a forum using Laravel and React. If you haven't read the introduction where we plan out the forum you should check it out first! To get started with a forum, the first thing we need is the ability to create accounts, login, and create threads. Thankfully, Laravel comes with the Artisan make:auth command, which we'll be taking advantage of. Since this is covered pretty thoroughly other places, like in the Laravel Authentication…