How to Run Specific Seeder or All Seeders in Laravel?

May 23, 2022
How to Run Specific Seeder or All Seeders in Laravel?

In this article, you will learn How to Run a Specific Seeder or All Seeders in laravel.
By the end of the article, you will know both how to run the specific seeder and how to run all seeders in laravel.

Let’s get started!

How to Run all Seeders in laravel?

Step 1: Assumption

Let’s assume that you have created UserSeeder and AdminSeeder.

Step 2: Register Seeders

Register all seeders files which you have created in database/seeders/DatabaseSeeder.php file in the run function. In our case we have two seeders UserSeeder and AdminSeeder which we are registering.

namespace Database\Seeders;
use Illuminate\Database\Seeder;
class DatabaseSeeder extends Seeder
     * Seed the application's database.
     * @return void
    public function run()

Step 3: Run Seeder Command

Now you have run the following command in order to run all seeder in laravel application:

php artisan db:seed

How to Run Specific Seeder in laravel?

Make sure you have created the seeder already. In our case, lets say we want to run just UserSeeder then we will run the following command:

php artisan db:seed --class=UserSeeder

Note: UserSeeder is the name of our seeder file and it should be replaced by your seeder file name.


Hope in the above article, you have learned how to run specific seeder and all seeders in laravel with the example. Let me know if you have any questions in the comments. See you soon in the next one!

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