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Snehal Rajeev Moon
Snehal Rajeev Moon

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Generate QR code using laravel 9.

Hello Readers,

In this blog post we will see how to create QRCode in laravel 9 using simplesoftwareio/simple-qrcode package.

Firstly we will setup our laravel 9 project by following below steps

  • Step 1 – Install Laravel 9 Application
  • Step 2 – Database Configuration
  • Step 3 – Installing simplesoftwareio/simple-qrcode package
  • Step 4 – Configure simplesoftwareio/simple-qrcode
  • Step 5 – Create QRCode Controller
  • Step 6 – Add QR Code Routes
  • Step 7 – Run This App on Browser

Step 1 - create and install laravel 9 using command

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel LaravelPDFGenerate
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Step 2 - Configure database

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Step 3 - Install QRCode package using composer

  composer require simplesoftwareio/simple-qrcode
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Step 4 - Configure simplesoftwareio/simple-qrcode package in config/app.php file

Open config/app.php file and add below line in providers.


and add below line in aliases.

QrCode' => SimpleSoftwareIO\QrCode\Facades\QrCode::class

Step 5 - To create QRCode controller run command

php artisan make:controller QRCode/QRCodeController

Step 6 - Create routes, open web.php file and add routes

  Route::get('qr-code', [QRCodeController::class, 'index']);
  Route::get('qr-code-colored', [QRCodeController::class, 
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Now we have successfully setup our project, the next step is to write a code to generate QRCode. 

Open Controller and we add below code

    public function index()
       return QrCode::size(200)->generate('My first QR 
    public function colorQrCodeIndex()
      return QrCode::size(100)
               ->generate('Example of Colored QR code');
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  • size() - is used to define the size of the QR Code
  • generate() method - hold the message, address, price, phone etc for which we are generating QR code.
  • background() - used to give background colour to our QR.

Step 7 - Run the development server by running php artisan serve command and visit the browser to see your QR code. - for coloured QR - for simple QR

Happy Reading…
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