Implementing OneSignal Web Push Notifications in Laravel 10
Nov 23, 2023 . Admin
Welcome to the world of Laravel 10 and OneSignal web push notifications! In this guide, we'll show you how to use Laravel 10 to add web push notifications to your website. These notifications are a great way to keep your users informed and engaged with your content.
Let's dive in and see how you can enhance your web presence with this exciting feature.
So, let's see how to set up OneSignal web push notifications in laravel 8, laravel 9, and laravel 10.Step 1: Set Up a Laravel Project
If you haven't already, create a new Laravel project or use an existing one.
composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel onesignal-push-notificationStep 2: Configure .env file
Now, we will configure the .env file.
DB_CONNECTION=mysql DB_HOST=127.0.0.1 DB_PORT=3306 DB_DATABASE=database_name DB_USERNAME=username DB_PASSWORD=password ONE_SIGNAL_APP_ID=XXXX ONE_SIGNAL_AUTHORIZE=XXXX ONE_SIGNAL_AUTH_KEY=XXXXStep 3: Install OneSignal Package
Open your terminal and navigate to your Laravel project directory. Install the required OneSignal package to send web push notifications.
composer require ladumor/one-signalPublish the config file
Run the following command to publish the config file.
php artisan vendor:publish --provider="Ladumor\OneSignal\OneSignalServiceProvider"Step 4: Setup OneSignal with Laravel App
Once you've installed a OneSignal web push notification package in your Laravel app, the next step is to configure your config/app.php file by adding the required service providers and aliases.Add Provider:
Include the provider in the providers section of your config/app.php. This is necessary, especially if you are using a lower version of Laravel.
Add the Facade to your config/app.php into the aliases section.
'OneSignal' => \Ladumor\OneSignal\OneSignal::class,Step 5: Send Push Notification
In this step, you'll need to check out this code to initiate the process of sending a push notification in your Laravel app using the OneSignal web push notification feature.
use Ladumor\OneSignal\OneSignal; $fields['include_player_ids'] = ['xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxx-xxxx-yyyyy'] $message = 'push notification example' OneSignal::sendPush($fields, $message);Step 6: Run the Laravel Application
Now, run the following command in your terminal to initiate the development server:
php artisan serve