Using S3

Various tips for working with S3 storage from your Laravel application

See also;

Livewire File Uploads Using S3

Content in folders

Segregate your S3 content according to your environment. Adding the following to config/filesystems.php

        'pdfs' => [
            'driver' => 's3',
            'root' => env('APP_NAME') . '/pdfs',
            'key' => env('AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID'),
            'secret' => env('AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY'),
            'region' => env('AWS_DEFAULT_REGION'),
            'bucket' => 'mybucket',
            'visibility' => 'public',


In the above, PDF files will be stored for public consumption within a disk prefixed with the environment name. The key to this is the root attribute. This provides a path to prefix to all files that are created in the pdfs disk.

Write files to the pdf folder after specifying the disk;


The ->url() command can be used to get the public url for the created file;

>>> Storage::disk('pdfs')->url('hello.txt');
=> ""

Be sure to have different app names between Dev, Staging and Live to separate your output.

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