Laravel Delete File from Public Folder

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These days, laravel delete file from storage folder is our essential topic. In this web article, implement in a way to remove file from public folder in laravel. we will take a look at example of laravel delete file from public folder. this situation will help you laravel remove file from public storage folder.

Sometime, we need to remove file from folder in laravel 6, laravel 7 and laravel 8 application. laravel save record in public folder and storage folder, so maximum of the cases you simply need to delete file from public folder or storage folder. right here we will use File and Storage facade to removing file from folder in laravel application.

you could easily delete file from folder in laravel five, laravel 6 and laravel 7 on this publish solution. so let's examine bellow instance so one can assist to remove file from folder. first we are able to check File is exist or not then we dispose of it.

Example 1: Laravel Remove File from Public Folder using File Facade

Syntax:

File::delete(file_path);

Solution:

In this example, i have one folder upload with test.png image in public folder. we will check first file is exist or not then we will remove it.

<?php
  
namespace App\Http\Controllers;
  
use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use File;
  
class DemoController extends Controller
{
    /**
     * Write code on Construct
     *
     * @return \Illuminate\Http\Response
     */  
    public function removeImage(Request $request)
    {
        if(File::exists(public_path('upload/test.png'))){
            File::delete(public_path('upload/test.png'));
        }else{
            dd('File does not exists.');
        }
    }
}

Example 2: Laravel Remove File from Storage Folder using Storage Facade

Syntax:

Storage::delete(file_path);

Solution:
In this example, i have one folder upload with test.png image in public folder. we will check first file is exist or not then we will remove it.

<?php
  
namespace App\Http\Controllers;
  
use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use Storage;
  
class DemoController extends Controller
{
    /**
     * Write code on Construct
     *
     * @return \Illuminate\Http\Response
     */  
    public function deleteImage(Request $request)
    {
        if(Storage::exists('upload/test.png')){
            Storage::delete('upload/test.png');
            /*
                Delete Multiple File like this way
                Storage::delete(['upload/test.png', 'upload/test2.png']);
            */
        }else{
            dd('File does not exists.');
        }
    }
}
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