Published On Jul. 2nd 2018

Learn Laravel Forge: Edit Environment Files

Episode 18 Run Time 1:58

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Your Laravel application is now live. Let's imagine that, a few months later, you change email or logging providers. When switching to this new service, you'll typically be given a private API authorization key. Rather than hard-coding these keys into your PHP code, a better alternative is to store then within an .env file. Using Forge, we can easily update this configuration file on the fly.