Laravel Fact — Get model count

Pete Houston
Jul 30, 2016 · 1 min read

The question is very simple!

How to get model count efficiently?

Would you do like this?


Oh, no! Those will execute the following query,


Instead, it should be running this query,

SELECT count(*) FROM table;

To do that in Laravel, call method count() on model,


That’s it and save the day!

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