Laravel shorts – Old inputs are still inputs

If you need some inspiration for designing a 500 error page, all you need to do is to find a stylish site that is built on Laravel and navigate to its login page. Then you open up the developer tools and change the name attribute of the email input field from email to email[]. Enter some random credentials and submit.

Disclaimer: Doesn’t work on all Laravel sites and the example isn’t all that pretty. If you actually did manage to log into someone’s account, don’t do anything silly.

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Laravel shorts – Blade component gotcha

Blade components are a great tool for structuring your view templates into small reusable pieces. But while working with them, I stumbled upon a gotcha that I think you should know about. First, let’s take a look at this anonymous component:

post-title.blade.php

@props(['post'])
<h1 {{ $attributes }}>{{ $post->title }}</h1>

And here is how it is used in, say, a post list page:

@foreach ($posts as $post)
  <x-post-title :post="$post" />
@endforeach
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