How to use cookies in Laravel 9 ,2024

Laravel is a PHP web application framework that is used for developing web applications. It does not have anything to do with cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on a user’s device by a website and can be used to remember user preferences or login information. In Laravel, you can use the built-in support for cookies to set and retrieve cookies in your application.

In Laravel, you can use the built-in support for cookies to set and retrieve cookies in your application.

Here are some examples of how to use cookies in Laravel:

1). Setting a cookie:

Cookie::queue(Cookie::make('name', 'value', $minutes));

This creates a new cookie with the name ‘name’ and the value ‘value’ that will be stored for $minutes minutes.

2). Retrieving a cookie:

$value = Cookie::get('name');

This retrieves the value of the cookie with the name ‘name’.

3). Removing a cookie:

Cookie::queue(Cookie::forget('name'));

This removes the cookie with the name ‘name’.

You can also use the response()->cookie() method to set a cookie on the response, and the request()->cookie() method to retrieve a cookie from the request.

Additionally, Laravel also provide the encrypt and decrypt method to encrypt and decrypt the value of the cookie.

Cookie::queue(Cookie::make('name', Crypt::encrypt('value'), $minutes));
$value = Crypt::decrypt(Cookie::get('name'));

Make sure you have added the use Cookie; and use Crypt; at the top of your controller.

These are some basic examples of how to use cookies in Laravel, you can find more examples and details in the Laravel documentation.

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