How to write Swagger documentation for Laravel API. Tips & examples

Ivan Kolodii
6 min readMay 9, 2020

API documentation becomes very necessary when you split the team into Backend and Frontend. And even more when you divide your monorepo into parts or even microservices.

I will show you how easily create API documentation for your Laravel API using swagger.

Let’s start. I prefer using this package. This package is a wrapper of Swagger-php and swagger-ui adapted to work with Laravel.

composer require "darkaonline/l5-swagger"