How to use left join SQL query in Model class Magento 2?

Magento 2 Left Join SQL query in resource model class to get data from multiple tables.

Left Join is used to fetch all records from the left table and retrieve matching records from the second table.

We can use the joinLeft() method to use Left Join in Magento Collection.

A Demo to fetch customers with customer address details like city and postcode from the customer_address_entity table using the join query. Continue reading “How to use left join SQL query in Model class Magento 2?”

How to add Index to table column using Magento 2?

You can create your column as index key for better performance and speedy retrieval of data from a table.

An index is a performance optimization feature that enables data to be accessed faster compare to other nonindex columns. An index is used to more quickly find rows in the table based on the values which are part of the index and they don’t define the uniqueness of a column.

You can add your column as Index key using Magento 2 by below way using InstallSchema or UpgradeSchema.php file,

    $installer->getIdxName('table_name', ['table_field']),

Here table_name is your table name of database and table_field is your field which you want to create index key.
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How to add Foreign Key in database table using Magento 2?

We can add a foreign key for a column of a table using Magento by the below code snippet.

Add foreign key in a column,
Example, you are creating a module and you want to add Store Filter in your module for that case you need to create a relation with store table.
Using below code snippet you can create a relationship with store table.

Here your custom table name is {my_table_name} and this table must contain field name store_id to a relation with store table.
In InstallSchema or UpgradeSchema File, you need to add below code snippet,

    $installer->getFkName('my_table_name', 'store_id', 'store', 'store_id'),
    $installer->getTable('store'), /* main table name */

“my_table_name” is your table name
“store_id” is your table field name to relate with parent table
“store” Main table to create relation with
“store_id” Main table field name
“ACTION_CASCADE” ¬†used for the type of actions which executes on a matched row of the child table when a parent table row gets update or delete action.

     * Actions used for foreign keys





Using Above code You can add foreign key in your table which contain relation to store table of Magento.

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