In laravel there are two ways to insert data/record, using DB table or using model, but i found a problem when inserting the data using DB table, the timestamp created_at and updated_at is showing '0000-00-00 00:00:00' as value.
That's the problem with DB table specially the insert method, you need to manually set the created_at and updated_at field.
Code like this will store timestamp as '0000-00-00 00:00:00':
DB::table('cars')->insert(array( 'model_name' => 'F50', 'manufacture' => 'ferrari'));
Code like this will store timestamp properly:
Car::create(array( 'model_name' => 'F50', 'manufacture' => 'ferrari'));
$car = new Car(); $car->model_name = 'F50'; $car->manufacture = 'ferrari'; $car->save();
So you really need to use the model to insert data/record if you want the created_at and updated_at field to be set properly.