GROUP_CONCAT with different SEPARATOR in laravel Example

By Hardik Savani | January 20, 2016 | | 5417 Viewer | Category : Laravel MySql

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Whenever, you need to use GROUP_CONCAT with differente separator(I mean default separator is ',', But you want to change '@','#','&' etc as you want). then you have to use use SEPARATOR keyword in GROUP_CONCAT(). If you are working on laravel then you have to also use DB::raw() for write GROUP_CONCAT() inside the this function.

So, Basically how to change seprator in group_concat(), In following example i change ',' separator into '@'.you can use the following example how to use in laravel 4 and 5.


$items = DB::table('items')


,DB::raw("(GROUP_CONCAT( SEPARATOR '@')) as `cities`"))




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