2 years ago

Route Model Binding produces 404, even though route exists

Posted 2 years ago by Ollie1700

Hi there, I'm hoping to get some help on this problem that is baffling me. I'm tearing my hair out!

I am making basic CMS, and have this route:

Route::post('/cms/menu-item/{id}/edit', '[email protected]');

And in my CMSController:

public function editMenuItem(Request $request, $id)
        // Validate, save and do other stuff....

        // Redirect
        return redirect('/admin/cms/header/edit');

When I submit my form that is pointed to that route, I get a 404. However, if I change my route to look like this:

Route::post('/cms/menu-item/{id}/edit', function($id) {

I get the dd output...

What on Earth am I missing here? The route path is correct, and submits to the correct location, since the dd output appears when I use a closure, rather than a reference to the controller. But when I use the controller, it just 404s

Does anyone have any ideas?

Thanks in advance to anyone who can shed some light on this.

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