Laravel Media Library: Load Only 1st Picture Efficiently

Link – - submitted by Daniel Naxon

I needed to display only the first picture from my Product's model media collection and found my app running five queries and hydrating 16 models with only four products to display 😱 . Here's how I ended with only two queries and eight models.


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