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How To Get Current User Location In Laravel

websolutionstuff profile image Websolutionstuff Originally published at websolutionstuff.com ・2 min read
  • In this Example I will show you how to get current user location in laravel, Many times we required to find current location of users for many purpose.

  • So, here I am using stevebauman/location laravel package, Using this package you can get many information of utilize like postal code, zip code, region denomination, state name longitude, country denomination, latitude, ISO code, etc.

  • So,let's start and follow below step one by one.

Step 1 : Install Laravel

Type the following command in terminal for create new project in your system.

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel get_location
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Step 2 : Install stevebauman/location Package In Your Application

After installation of project you need to install stevebauman/location Package

composer require stevebauman/location
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Step 3 : Add Service Provider And Aliase

After package installation we need to add service provider and aliase in config/app.php.

'providers' => [

    Stevebauman\Location\LocationServiceProvider::class,
],

'aliases' => [

    'Location' => 'Stevebauman\Location\Facades\Location',
],
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Step 4 : Create Controller

Now create controller on this path app\Http\Controllers\UserController.php and add below command.

<?php

namespace App\Http\Controllers;
use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use App\User;

class UserController extends Controller
{
    public function ip_details()
    {
        $ip = '103.239.147.187'; //For static IP address get
        //$ip = request()->ip(); //Dynamic IP address get
        $data = \Location::get($ip);                
        return view('details',compact('data'));
    }
}
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Step 5 : Add Route

We need to add route for details view file.

<?php

use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Route;

Route::get('ip_details', 'UserController@ip_details');
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Step 6 : Create Blade File

Now, create details.blade.php file for get current user location details in this path resources\views\details.blade.php and add below html code.

<html>
<head>
    <title>How to get current user location in laravel</title>
</head>
<body style="text-align: center;">
    <h1> How to get current user location in laravel - websolutionstuff.com</h1>
    <div style="border:1px solid black; margin-left: 300px; margin-right: 300px;">
    <h3>IP: {{ $data->ip }}</h3>
    <h3>Country Name: {{ $data->countryName }}</h3>
    <h3>Country Code: {{ $data->countryCode }}</h3>
    <h3>Region Code: {{ $data->regionCode }}</h3>
    <h3>Region Name: {{ $data->regionName }}</h3>
    <h3>City Name: {{ $data->cityName }}</h3>
    <h3>Zipcode: {{ $data->zipCode }}</h3>
    <h3>Latitude: {{ $data->latitude }}</h3>
    <h3>Longitude: {{ $data->longitude }}</h3>
    </div>
</body>
</html>
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So, finally we are done with our code we can get below output.

How To Get Current User Location In Laravel

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