Laravel 9 How to Get Current Route Name Tutorial

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Inside this article we will see the concept i.e Laravel 9 How To get current route name. Additionally we also see how to set name to laravel route. Article contains classified information about getting route name in laravel 9.

If you are looking for a concept to get route name inside laravel controller, views, middlewares, etc then this article will help you a lot for this.

Route is a way of creating a request URL of your application. These URLs do not have to map to specific files on a website. The best thing about these URLs is that they are both human readable and SEO friendly. In laravel we define routes inside web.php file of /routes folder.

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Laravel Installation

Open terminal and run this command to create a laravel project.

composer create-project laravel/laravel myblog

It will create a project folder with name myblog inside your local system.

To start the development server of laravel –

php artisan serve


Assuming laravel already installed inside your system.

How To Set Route Name

To set a name to a route, the very basic syntax is:

Route::get("route name", [Controller::methodName])->name("route name");

Route::post("route name", [Controller::methodName])->name("route name");



Route::get('/post', [PostController::class, 'getData'])->name("post.index");

Now, let’s see if you have routes with name then how you will be able to get that.

Get Route Name in Controller File


We will see how to get route name in laravel controller file.


namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;

class PostController extends Controller
    public function index(Request $request)
        $routeName = $request->route()->getName();


You can use the request object to get route name.




Get Route in Blade File


We will see how to get route name in laravel blade template files. For blade template files we have two options available.

Example #1

<p>{{ Route::currentRouteName() }}</p>



Example #2

<p>{{ Route::getCurrentRoute()->getActionName(); }}</p>



Get Route in Middleware File


In this case if want to access the route name in middlewares then we can use it like this.


namespace App\Http\Middleware;

use Closure;
use Illuminate\Http\Request;

class CustomMiddleware
     * Handle an incoming request.
     * @param  \Illuminate\Http\Request  $request
     * @param  \Closure(\Illuminate\Http\Request): (\Illuminate\Http\Response|\Illuminate\Http\RedirectResponse)  $next
     * @return \Illuminate\Http\Response|\Illuminate\Http\RedirectResponse
    public function handle(Request $request, Closure $next)
        $routeName = $request->route()->getName();
        return $next($request);

This is the line of concept to understand –

$routeName = $request->route()->getName();

We hope this article helped you to learn about Laravel 9 How to Get Current Route Name Tutorial in a very detailed way.

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