7 months ago

Trying to get property of a non-object in a middleware

Posted 7 months ago by Nikki

I'm trying to create a middleware that will only allow users that have the user_type customer, but the error I'm getting is

Trying to get property 'user_type' of non-object

I'm not sure why i'm getting this, because I'm assuming that if I go directly to the url that is protected then it should go straight to the home page

here is my middleware


namespace App\Http\Middleware;

use Closure;
use Auth;

class Customer
     * Handle an incoming request.
     * @param  \Illuminate\Http\Request  $request
     * @param  \Closure  $next
     * @return mixed
    public function handle($request, Closure $next)
        if(Auth::user()->user_type == 'customer'){
            return $next($request);

        return redirect('/')->with('error', 'You have not customer access');

and this is my routes

Route::group(['middleware' => 'customer'], function(){
    Route::get('/account/dashboard', '[email protected]')->name('account.dashboard');
    Route::get('/account/details', '[email protected]')->name('account.details');

and I have this in my $routeMiddleware

'customer' => \App\Http\Middleware\Customer::class,

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