Laravel - Pagination - Manually Creating A Paginator
Sometimes you may wish to create a pagination instance manually, passing it an array of items that you already have in memory. You may do so by creating either an
Illuminate\Pagination\CursorPaginator instance, depending on your needs.
CursorPaginator classes do not need to know the total number of items in the result set; however, because of this, these classes do not have methods for retrieving the index of the last page. The
LengthAwarePaginator accepts almost the same arguments as the
Paginator; however, it requires a count of the total number of items in the result set.
In other words, the
Paginator corresponds to the
simplePaginate method on the query builder, the
CursorPaginator corresponds to the
cursorPaginate method, and the
LengthAwarePaginator corresponds to the
When manually creating a paginator instance, you should manually "slice" the array of results you pass to the paginator. If you're unsure how to do this, check out the array_slice PHP function.