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Laravel 8 Full Calendar Tutorial

by Shahriar Sagor
Laravel 8 FullCalendar Tutorial

Hello Dev’s,
Today in this example, I will teach to you, how we can integrate a full calendar in any laravel application. Here i write code steps by steps with instruction of Laravel 8 Full Calendar Tutorial with ajax example.

Here we will learn steps by steps how we can simply use a full calendar with its events. So in this example, we will implement add an event, update event and also delete event on the full calendar by using ajax.

Step 1: Install Laravel Project

First, we need to install the laravel fresh setup. By use this command then download laravel project setup :

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

Step 2: Setup Database

After successfully install laravel 8 Application, then go to your project location .env file and set up database credential and move next step :

DB_DATABASE=here your database name 
DB_USERNAME=here database username
DB_PASSWORD=here database password 

Step 3: Create Migration & Model

Now we will create a new table name event and it’s migration name create automatically. By use this command in your terminal :

php artisan make:model Event -m

Now it command will create a one model name Event and also create also one migration file for the Events table.

use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Schema;
use Illuminate\Database\Schema\Blueprint;
use Illuminate\Database\Migrations\Migration;
class CreateEventsTable extends Migration
     * Run the migrations.
     * @return void
    public function up()
        Schema::create('events', function (Blueprint $table) {
     * Reverse the migrations.
     * @return void
    public function down()

So now next step, On this command use to in your terminal then this setup create to in your database.

php artisan migrate

Make Route

So now we can create to route in web.php file.


Step:4 Create Controller

We need to create a new controller name FullCalendarEventMasterController. by this command use to your terminal.

php artisan make:controller FullCalendarEventMasterController

After that need to create new methods:

The first method will be index(), it will show us full calendar.

The second method will be create(), it will store our events into the database.

The third method will be update(), it will update our full calendar event into database.

The final method will be destroy(), it will delete our events into the database and full calendar.

namespace App\Http\Controllers;
use App\Event;
use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use Redirect,Response;
class FullCalendarEventMasterController extends Controller
    public function index()
         $start = (!empty($_GET["start"])) ? ($_GET["start"]) : ('');
         $end = (!empty($_GET["end"])) ? ($_GET["end"]) : ('');
         $data = Event::whereDate('start', '>=', $start)->whereDate('end',   '<=', $end)->get(['id','title','start', 'end']);
         return Response::json($data);
        return view('fullcalender');
    public function create(Request $request)
        $insertArr = [ 'title' => $request->title,
                       'start' => $request->start,
                       'end' => $request->end
        $event = Event::insert($insertArr);   
        return Response::json($event);
    public function update(Request $request)
        $where = array('id' => $request->id);
        $updateArr = ['title' => $request->title,'start' => $request->start, 'end' => $request->end];
        $event  = Event::where($where)->update($updateArr);
        return Response::json($event);
    public function destroy(Request $request)
        $event = Event::where('id',$request->id)->delete();
        return Response::json($event);

Step:5 Create View File

Now in this step we need to create a new blade view file.

<!DOCTYPE html>
  <title>Laravel Fullcalender Add/Update/Delete Event Example Tutorial - codingspoint.com</title>
  <meta name="csrf-token" content="{{ csrf_token() }}">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://stackpath.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.3.1/css/bootstrap.min.css" />
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.1.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/fullcalendar/3.9.0/fullcalendar.css" />
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/moment.js/2.24.0/moment.min.js" integrity="sha256-4iQZ6BVL4qNKlQ27TExEhBN1HFPvAvAMbFavKKosSWQ=" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/fullcalendar/3.9.0/fullcalendar.js"></script>
  <div class="container">
      <div class="response"></div>
      <div id='calendar'></div>  

Put the script on list.blade.php, after the closing of the body tag

  $(document).ready(function () {
        var SITEURL = "{{url('/')}}";
          headers: {
              'X-CSRF-TOKEN': $('meta[name="csrf-token"]').attr('content')
        var calendar = $('#calendar').fullCalendar({
            editable: true,
            events: SITEURL + "/fullcalendareventmaster",
            displayEventTime: true,
            editable: true,
            eventRender: function (event, element, view) {
                if (event.allDay === 'true') {
                    event.allDay = true;
                } else {
                    event.allDay = false;
            selectable: true,
            selectHelper: true,
            select: function (start, end, allDay) {
                var title = prompt('Event Title:');
                if (title) {
                    var start = $.fullCalendar.formatDate(start, "Y-MM-DD HH:mm:ss");
                    var end = $.fullCalendar.formatDate(end, "Y-MM-DD HH:mm:ss");
                        url: SITEURL + "/fullcalendareventmaster/create",
                        data: 'title=' + title + '&start=' + start + '&end=' + end,
                        type: "POST",
                        success: function (data) {
                            displayMessage("Added Successfully");
                                title: title,
                                start: start,
                                end: end,
                                allDay: allDay
            eventDrop: function (event, delta) {
                        var start = $.fullCalendar.formatDate(event.start, "Y-MM-DD HH:mm:ss");
                        var end = $.fullCalendar.formatDate(event.end, "Y-MM-DD HH:mm:ss");
                            url: SITEURL + '/fullcalendareventmaster/update',
                            data: 'title=' + event.title + '&start=' + start + '&end=' + end + '&id=' + event.id,
                            type: "POST",
                            success: function (response) {
                                displayMessage("Updated Successfully");
            eventClick: function (event) {
                var deleteMsg = confirm("Do you really want to delete?");
                if (deleteMsg) {
                        type: "POST",
                        url: SITEURL + '/fullcalendareventmaster/delete',
                        data: "&id=" + event.id,
                        success: function (response) {
                            if(parseInt(response) > 0) {
                                $('#calendar').fullCalendar('removeEvents', event.id);
                                displayMessage("Deleted Successfully");
  function displayMessage(message) {
    setInterval(function() { $(".success").fadeOut(); }, 1000);

Step:6 Run Development Server

Now we need to run the development server.

 php artisan serve

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