Laravel 5.7 has a new pagination method to customize the number of links on each side of the paginator. Thanks to the new method you no longer need a custom pagination view in some cases. Here’s the API you can use to define the link count on each side of the current page:
Thanks to Michał Putkowski for the contribution, you should check it out to see the implementation. Here’s another visual of what you can expect with this feature, presented by Rachid Laasri:
A cool new @laravelphp 5.7 feature:
You can customize the number of pages to show on each side of the current page without having to extend the pagination view. ???? pic.twitter.com/P7ywcbqhHQ
— Rachid Laasri (@RashidLaasri) August 21, 2018
This new feature will be excellent to cut out the need for a custom template in some cases, but it’s still useful to know how to customize the pagination view.
Editors Note: At the time of writing the method was
linksOnEachSide but it was later changed to
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