Laravel Nova is a Laravel admin panel developed by Taylor Otwell, creator of the famous PHP framework Laravel.
It is designed to be a first-class tool to build your admin panel or even client portal.
Laravel Nova 4
What changed in the version 4
The new version of Laravel Nova has been built with Inertia.js - the modern layer using a new approach to building server-driven SPA.
Dependencies have been changed.
On the server-side now the minimum PHP version is PHP7.3+ and Laravel Framework 8.0+.
Several packages have been also updated:
On the client-side
moment.js libraries have been removed
When you decide to update your Laravel Nova from version 3+ to 4 you have to follow the manual from the official website.
What is Laravel Nova
Nova is a beautifully-designed administration panel for Laravel. Carefully crafted by the creators of Laravel, Nova is designed to make you the most productive developer in the galaxy.
Why use Laravel Nova?
It's a fast, easily configurable and extendable admin panel with good documentation and an amazing community.
Should I upgrade to Nova 4?
It's entirely up to you. If you want to support creators and don't use 3rd party packages that require the upgrade or your additional packages already support version 4, then go for it.
How to hide Laravel nova filter
You can register a filter for each resource individually by adding them to the `filters` method in the Resource class. If you want to hide a filter for some type of user you can add a condition based on the user's role for example
How does Laravel nova name resources
By default, you should use the same name for your resource as the Class name your help represents. But You can name it however you want if you define your model class in $model static property.
How to check Laravel Nova version
First, you can check the Laravel Nova version in the composer.json file in the `require` section. Check `laravel/nova` package. To check the actual installed version you can look at the `version` field in the `vendor/laravel/nova/composer.json` file. Finally, you can log in to your Laravel Nova admin and look at the bottom of any page for the version number in the footer.
How to import Nova tool class Laravel
You can register your Tools in NovaServiceProvider class under the `tools` method.
How to get current logged in user Laravel Nova
You can get the user from the $request variable ($request->user()) in those methods of your resource class that provide it.
How to update Laravel nova
What Laravel nova alternative
The closest alternatives for Laravel Nova are Backpack for Laravel and Filament PHP built with Laravel Livewire.