How to restore deleted records in laravel

Updated at 16-Jul-2021, By samar

How to restore deleted records in laravel

We’ll attempt to use programming in this lesson to solve the "How to restore deleted records in laravel" puzzle.

In laravel you can restore the deleted records. Laravel uses the $table->softDeletes(); in the migration file to delete and restore the deleted records.
  • Restore all deleted records of table in laravel

    //Inside controller’s method

    You can restore all the deleted records of the table using onlyTrashed()->restore() method in laravel. 

  • Restore multiple records after soft-deletes using where condition

    App\Models\Post::onlyTrashed()->where('user_id', 1)->restore();

    It will restore all deleted records from the posts table where the value of column user_id equals to 1.

  • Restore a specific deleted record using id in Laravel 8

    Route::get('/restore-record/{id}', [App\Http\Controllers\UserController::class, 'restoreRecord'])->name('restoreRecord');
    //Controller's method
    public function restoreRecord($id){
        $restoreUser = User::withTrashed()->find($id);
        if($restoreUser && $restoreUser->trashed()){

    Laravel can restore the deleted records. You have to use $table->softDeletes(); in your migration file while creating the table structure which creates the deleted_at column in your table. After deleting the record you can use the restore() method on the model object to restore the deleted records in laravel.

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