How to Disable Users from Login in Laravel

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How to Disable Users from Login in Laravel

Laravel 8 does not include the auth system by default now, You can Read Laravel 8 Authentication.

The common feature of ban or suspend any user from authentication is major missing in Laravel.

Here is What the login form Will looks like after banning any user from the application. Suspended User

Steps To Achieve the outcome

##Step 1 - Add New Column 'status' in the users table

Create a migration by running the command below

php artisan make:migration add_status_to_users_table

After Migration File is created update the following code in the up() function.

Schema::table('users', function (Blueprint $table) {

Add 'status' in Fillable in app\Models\User.php

protected $fillable = [

##Step 2 - Create a Middleware - CheckBanned

Create a middleware by running the command below.

php artisan make:middleware CheckBanned

Replace the handle method in app/Http/CheckBanned.php

public function handle(Request $request, Closure $next)
    if(auth()->check() && (auth()->user()->status == 0)){



            return redirect()->route('login')->with('error', 'Your Account is suspended, please contact Admin.');


    return $next($request);

##Step 3 - Register the Middleware - app/Http/Kernel.php

IN 'web' Middleware group register the CheckBanned Middleware by putting the code below.


##Step 4 - Display The Error on the log-in page.

Open login blade 'resources/views/auth/login.blade.php'

Add The following code to display the error message.

@if (session('error'))
   <div class="alert alert-danger">
        {{ session('error') }}

You can watch the video for complete Explanation and implementation.

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