Edit Environment Files

Episode 18 Run Time 1:58

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.

This lesson was published on July 2, 2018.