In this tutorial, we will see how to create QR Code in laravel 8. We will see QR Code generator example in laravel 8. 

Follow the steps given below to create QR code in laravel 8.

Step 1 : Install Laravel 8 Application

We require to get fresh Laravel application using command give below, so open your terminal OR command prompt and run this command:

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel blog

Step 2 :Database Configuration

In this step, configure database with your downloded/installed laravel 8 app. So, you need to find .env file and setup database details as following:

DB_USERNAME=db user name
DB_PASSWORD=db password

Step 3 :Installing qrcode Generator Package

Now In this step, install simplesoftwareio/simple-qrcode package in laravel 8 app via following command.

composer require simplesoftwareio/simple-qrcode

Step 4:Configure qrcode Generator Package

Here In this step,I will configure the simplesoftwareio/simple-qrcode package in laravel 8 app. So, Open the providers/config/app.php file and register the provider and aliases for milon/qrcode.

'providers' => [
'aliases' => [
    'QrCode' => SimpleSoftwareIO\QrCode\Facades\QrCode::class

Step 5:Create Routes

In this step,we will add the qr code generation routes in web.php file, which is located inside routes directory:

use App\Http\Controllers\QrCodeGeneratorController;
Route::get('/qr-code', [QrCodeGeneratorController::class, 'index'])->name('qr.code.index');

Step 6: Creating QrCode Controller

Now this step,I will create generate QrCode controller file by using the following command.

php artisan make:controller QrCodeGeneratorController

After navigate to app/http/controllers and open QrCodeGeneratorController.php file. And add the simple QrCode generation code into it.


namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use QrCode;

class QrCodeGeneratorController extends Controller
    public function index()
      return view('qrCode');

Step 7 :Create Blade View

In this last step , create qr-generator blade view file inside resources/views directory. And then add the following code into it.

<!DOCTYPE html>
  <title>Laravel 8 Qr Code Example</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.0.0/css/bootstrap.min.css" integrity="sha384-Gn5384xqQ1aoWXA+058RXPxPg6fy4IWvTNh0E263XmFcJlSAwiGgFAW/dAiS6JXm" crossorigin="anonymous">
  <div class="container">
    <div class="row text-center mt-5">
      <div class="col-md-6">
        <h4>Simple Qr Code</h4>
        {!! QrCode::size(250)->generate('Nicesnippets.com') !!}
      <div class="col-md-6">
        <h4>Color Qr Code</h4>
        {!! QrCode::size(250)->backgroundColor(255,55,0)->generate('Nicesnippets.com') !!}

Now we are ready to run our or code laravel 8 example so run bellow command for quick run:

php artisan serve

Now you can open this URL on your browser:


I hope this example helps you.