Laravel’s authorization features are available in models which implement the
Illuminate\Foundation\Auth\Access\Authorizable trait. By default Laravel does this in
\App\User by extending
Illuminate\Foundation\Auth\User, in which the trait and
Illuminate\Contracts\Auth\Access\Authorizable contract are declared.
If you are creating your own User models and wish Authorization features to be available, you need to implement
Illuminate\Contracts\Auth\Access\Authorizable in one of those ways as well.
If you are extending or replacing the role/permission models, you will need to specify your new models in this package’s
First be sure that you’ve published the configuration file (see the Installation instructions), and edit it to update the
models.permission values to point to your new models.
Note the following requirements when extending/replacing the models:
If you need to EXTEND the existing
Permission models note that:
Rolemodel needs to extend the
Permissionmodel needs to extend the
If you need to REPLACE the existing
Permission models you need to keep the following things in mind:
Rolemodel needs to implement the
Permissionmodel needs to implement the
You can add your own migrations to make changes to the role/permission tables, as you would for adding/changing fields in any other tables in your Laravel project. Following that, you can add any necessary logic for interacting with those fields … to your custom/extended Models.