Version 4 is compatible with Laravel 5.3 and above. Features, functionality and usage are identical to version 3, so please refer to the 3.x documentation after installation.
Install the package via composer:
composer require riari/laravel-forum:~4.0
Then add the service provider to your
Installing the front-end is recommended. Note that version 1 of the front-end is compatible with versions 3 and 4 of the core package.
Run the vendor:publish command to publish the package config, translations and migrations to your app's directories:
php artisan vendor:publish
Run your migrations:
php artisan migrate
Assuming this succeeds, you can now define your forum categories in the
forum_categories table, or authenticate with a user that has the
createCategories ability (granted to all users by default) and use the 'Create category' panel displayed on the forum index (