propaganistas/laravel-fakeid

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Automatic ID obfuscation for Eloquent models.

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Laravel FakeID

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Enables automatic Eloquent model ID obfuscation in routes using Optimus.

Installation

  1. Run the Composer require command to install the package

    composer require propaganistas/laravel-fakeid
  2. The package will automatically register itself.

  3. Run the following artisan command to auto-initialize the package's settings

    php artisan fakeid:setup

Usage

Simply import the RoutesWithFakeIds trait into your model:

use Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Model;
use Propaganistas\LaravelFakeId\RoutesWithFakeIds;

class MyModel extends Model
{
    use RoutesWithFakeIds;
}

All routes generated for this particular model will expose a fake ID instead of the raw primary key. Moreover incoming requests containing those fake IDs are automatically converted back to a real ID. The obfuscation layer is therefore transparent and doesn't require you to rethink everything. Just use Laravel as you normally would.

Example

Assuming an Article model having a named show route.

routes/web.php:

Route::get('articles/{article}', 'ArticleController@show')->name('articles.show');

app/Article.php

use Illuminate\Database\Eloquent\Model;
use Propaganistas\LaravelFakeId\RoutesWithFakeIds;

class Article extends Model
{
    use RoutesWithFakeIds;
}

A route to this specific endpoint can now be generated using Laravel's route() helper, and it will automatically contain a fake ID:

<a href="{{ route('articles.show', $article) }}"> {{ $article->name }} </a>