Laravel 8 Authentication with Breeze Tutorial

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For every web application – login & registration must be a needed part. Inside this article we will see Laravel 8 Authentication with Breeze. We will do Laravel authentication with breeze.

Laravel founder Taylor otwell released laravel breeze with simple authentication scaffolding. Inside this we will see composer package for breeze. Laravel Breeze is powerful combination by Blade templates and Tailwind. It publishes controllers for authentication system, views and routes to laravel application.

Let’s get started.

Installation of Laravel 8 Application

Laravel Installation can be done in two ways.

  • Laravel Installer
  • By using composer

Laravel Installer

To install Laravel via Laravel installer, we need to install it’s installer first. We need to make use of composer for that.

$ composer global require laravel/installer

This command will install laravel installer at system. This installation is at global scope, so you type command from any directory at terminal. To verify type the given command –

$ laravel

This command will open a command palette of Laravel Installer.

To create ad install laravel project in system,

$ laravel new blog

With the name of blog a laravel project will be created at your specified path.

By using composer

Alternatively, we can also install Laravel by Composer command create-project. If your system doesn’t has Composer Installed, Click here to Install Composer ? Here is the complete command to create a laravel project-

$ composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel blog

After following these steps we can install a Laravel 8 application into system. To start the development server of Laravel –

$ php artisan serve

This command outputs –

Starting Laravel development server:

Assuming laravel 8 already installed at system.

Database also configured with application.

Install Breeze

We need to Install laravel breeze package for the authentication. Open Laravel project to terminal and type the give command.

$ composer require laravel/breeze --dev

While Installation, this will be the screen we get

It will breeze to application. Now, to install laravel breeze for simple auth scaffolding.

$ php artisan breeze:install

After this command need to run the command

$ npm install && npm run dev

It will generate CSS and JS compiled files for authentication system. After running this, all controllers, routes, views we can find into source code of laravel application.

Run Migration

Next, we need to run migration command to generate tables in database. Open terminal and run this artisan command.

$ php artisan migrate

Breeze Authentication Controllers

Authentication controller we can find into the path /app/Http/Controllers/Auth

Breeze Authentication Routes

Application routes configuration we can find into the directory /routes. File name is auth.php.

This auth.php file is included in web.php i.e main configuration file for routes. Have a look.

web.php -> require DIR.’/auth.php’;

Breeze Authentication Views

Blade template files after generating breeze scaffolding we can find at path /resources/views/auth

Application Testing

Open project to terminal and type the command to start development server

$ php artisan serve


When we click on register link, it will open

When we click on Login page, it will open the login page

After filling valid login details, we should see this user dashboard

We hope this article helped you to learn about Laravel 8 Authentication with Breeze in a very detailed way.

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