When starting out with Laravel I made a medialibrary to associate uploaded files with models. In our custom made cms we use the medialibrary to for example associate articles with images.

In short the medialibrary could:

  • associate files with models
  • generate thumbnails and other derived images from associated files. The generation of these files (which can be queued) is done using Glide
  • easily generate url's to the associated files

Because of the way it was architectured some functionality was hard to add.  So I decided to rewrite the whole thing to make it more flexible. I just tagged the new version as 2.0.0. This new version gains some cool functionality:

Head over to GitHub to read the installation instructions and examples on how to use the package.