This was a hidden feature in Laravel cashier, I did submit a PR (#7865) to library documentation and it got merged so now it lives where it should be 🥳
This feature was added in this PR (#1213) so all the credit goes to driesvints.
Laravel with any kind of authentification mechanism (ex: Breeze)
The method is `tabPrice` which allows you to add invoice items to the customer's "tab" (up to 250 items per invoice) and then invoice him, So with that, you will generate a detailed invoice that contains multiple products which is very useful if you are working with a shopping cart for example.
$user->tabPrice('price_mclaren_gtr', 1); $user->tabPrice('price_mustang_shelby', 1); $user->tabPrice('price_bugatti_chiron', 1); // here you will charge the customer $invoice = $user->invoice();
The `tabPrice` method works with pre-defined prices. This will provide you with better analytics and data in your Stripe dashboard about your sales by product.
You can also create prices on the fly likewise :
$price = $user->stripe()->prices->create([ 'currency' => 'USD', 'product_data' => [ 'name' => 'Maclaren P1 GTR', ], 'unit_amount' => 499, ]);
if you want to know the alternative way of doing this :
Cashier::stripe()->invoiceItems->create([ 'customer' => $user->stripe_id, 'price' => 'price_mclaren_gtr', ]); Cashier::stripe()->invoiceItems->create([ 'customer' => $user->stripe_id, 'price' => 'price_mustang_shelby', ]); Cashier::stripe()->invoiceItems->create([ 'customer' => $user->stripe_id, 'price' => 'price_bugatti_chiron', ]); $invoice = Cashier::stripe()->invoices->create([ 'customer' => $user->stripe_id, ]); Cashier::stripe()->invoices->pay($invoice->id, ); $invoice = $user->invoices()->first();
Well, it's quite long 😏.
Small tip: you can call the stripe() method on the user instance directly 😉.
If you did get to this extra mile and still want to see more, I got your back check the demo project on my GitHub Safemood.
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