User Notifications in Livewire with Megaphone


October 4th, 2022

User Notifications in Livewire with Megaphone

Megaphone is a Livewire UI for Laravel-based user notifications. It uses built-in Laravel notification features to allow you to add bell icons to your Livewire app:

use MBarlow\Megaphone\Types\Important;
use App\Models\User;
$notification = new Important(
// Notification Title
'Expected Downtime!',
// Notification Body
'We are expecting some downtime today at around 15:00 UTC for some planned maintenance. Read more on a blog post!',
'', // Optional
'Read More...' // Optional

Using the above code, you can render notifications in your app using the provided Blade component:


This package has other neat features to manage notifications and send them en masse to users:

  • Custom notification types
  • Command to clear announcements
  • Customizable list of notification types in the admin panel
  • Admin panel to send notifications to all users
  • Livewire component to render the admin panel

You can learn more about this package, get full installation instructions, and view the source code on GitHub.

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Paul Redmond

Full stack web developer. Author of Lumen Programming Guide and Docker for PHP Developers.