Example of Livewire/livewire in HDInnovations/UNIT3D-Community-Edition

File app/Http/Livewire/LikeButton.php (link to Github)
use App\Models\Like;
use App\Models\Post;
use Livewire\Component;

class LikeButton extends Component
{
    public $post;
    public $user;

    final public function mount($post): void
    {
        $this->user = \auth()->user();
        $this->post = Post::findOrFail($post);
    }

    final public function store(): void
    {
        if ($this->user->id === $this->post->user_id) {
            $this->dispatchBrowserEvent('error', ['type' => 'error',  'message' => 'You Cannot Like Your Own Post!']);

            return;
        }

        $exist = Like::where('user_id', '=', $this->user->id)->where('post_id', '=', $this->post->id)->first();
        if ($exist) {
            $this->dispatchBrowserEvent('error', ['type' => 'error',  'message' => 'You Have Already Liked Or Disliked This Post!']);

            return;
        }

        $new = new Like();
        $new->user_id = $this->user->id;
        $new->post_id = $this->post->id;
        $new->like = 1;
        $new->save();

        $this->dispatchBrowserEvent('success', ['type' => 'success',  'message' => 'Your Like Was Successfully Applied!']);
    }

    final public function render(): \Illuminate\Contracts\View\Factory | \Illuminate\Contracts\View\View | \Illuminate\Contracts\Foundation\Application
    {
        return \view('livewire.like-button');
    }
}
File resources/views/livewire/like-button.blade.php (link to Github)
<div style="display: inline;">
	<a wire:click="store({{ $post->id }})" class="text-green" data-toggle="tooltip" style="margin-right: 16px;" data-original-title="@lang('forum.like-post')">
		<i class="icon-like {{ config('other.font-awesome') }} fa-thumbs-up fa-2x @if(auth()->user()->likes()->where('post_id', '=', $post->id)->where('like', '=', 1)->first()) fa-beat @endif"></i>
		<span class="count" style="font-size: 20px;">{{ $post->likes()->count() }}</span>
	</a>
</div>
File resources/views/forum/topic.blade.php (link to Github)
//
                            <div class="likes">
                                <span class="badge-extra">
                                    @livewire('like-button', ['post' => $p->id])
                                    @livewire('dislike-button', ['post' => $p->id])
                                </span>
                            </div>
//

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