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Laravel Email Verification

By verifying the users' email, we can minimize the unwanted users on our application. In Laravel, we can easily implement this feature without even sweating a bit.

Make sure your mail setting is configured

For laravel/ui or laravel/breeze

The first step is implementing the MustVerifyEmail interface to the User model like this:



namespace App\Models;

use Illuminate\Contracts\Auth\MustVerifyEmail;
use Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Factories\HasFactory;
use Illuminate\Foundation\Auth\User as Authenticatable;
use Illuminate\Notifications\Notifiable;

class User extends Authenticatable implements MustVerifyEmail
   ... // Too Long For This Post

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After that, assign the verified middleware to any route you want. For example, I assigned it to the existing home or dashboard route:



// Laravel/UI
Auth::routes(['verify' => true]);
Route::get('/home', [App\Http\Controllers\HomeController::class, 'index'])->name('home')->middleware(['auth','verified']);

// Laravel/Breeze
Route::get('/dashboard', function () {
    return view('dashboard');
})->middleware(['auth', 'verified'])->name('dashboard');

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Now try to register a user. When it successfully registered, you will be redirected to this page because you aren't verified yet:

UI Verification

Breeze Verification

For laravel/fortify or laravel/jetstream

Instead of implementing the MustVerifyEmail interface to the User model, Fortify or Jetstream has its own configuration in config\fortify.php file to enable the email verification feature:


    | Features
    | Some of the Fortify features are optional. You may disable the features
    | by removing them from this array. You're free to only remove some of
    | these features or you can even remove all of these if you need to.

    'features' => [



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Then you should see a similar page in the jetstream app.

Jetstream email verify

But if you use only Fortify, you have to manually add the view as resources\views\auth\verify-email.blade.php and maybe the other required views as well. You can borrow from Breeze or Laravel/UI and It should be work fine.

That's for this useful feature of Laravel.

versions used:

Laravel Framework: 8.x
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