Laravel 5 service provider for

v1.0.0 2015-11-28 16:03 UTC

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Last update: 2021-09-22 03:41:14 UTC


Laravel 5 service provider for


$ composer require filepreviews/filepreviews-laravel

To use the FilePreviews Service Provider, you must register the provider when bootstrapping your Laravel application.

Find the providers key in your config/app.php and register the FilePreviews Service Provider.

    'providers' => [
        // ...

Find the aliases key in your config/app.php and add the FilePreviews facade alias.

    'aliases' => [
        // ...
        'FilePreviews' => FilePreviews\Laravel\FilePreviewsFacade::class,

To customize the configuration file, publish the package configuration using Artisan.

$ php artisan vendor:publish

Update your settings in the generated config/filepreviews.php configuration file.


return [
    'api_key' => env('FILEPREVIEWS_API_KEY', ''),
    'api_secret' => env('FILEPREVIEWS_API_SECRET', '')


In order to use the FilePreviews PHP client library within your app, you need to resolve it from the Laravel Service Container.

$fp = app('FilePreviews');
$fp->generate($url, $options);

Handling Webhooks

Point a route to the controller.

Route::post('filepreviews/webhook', '\FilePreviews\Laravel\WebhookController@handleWebhook');

Since FilePreviews webhooks need to bypass Laravel's CSRF verification, be sure to list the URI as an exception in your VerifyCsrfToken middleware:

protected $except = [