How To Get User Location In Laravel

  Oct 2023
  Category: Laravel
How To Get User Location In Laravel

Hi Developers,

Lets see How To Get User Location In Laravel by using the Stevebauman/Location package. In this tutorial we will see How To Get User Location In Laravel. In some of the projects we need to access the users location to make the analytics based on the location of the users. Its a complex process of accessing the location of the user , Well it was made easy by now using the Laravel request()->ip() method and also the Stevebauman/Location package to access the users location. By using these both initially we will get the IP Address of the user and then by using the Stevebauman/Location package we can get the location of the user.

Discover Laravel's user location effortlessly with ITSolutionsGuides tutorial. Learn the steps to retrieve current user location seamlessly.

Let's Install Stevebauman/Location Package

Fisrt lets install Stevebauman/Location package to retrieve user's location in our Laravel Project

composer require stevebauman/location

Adding Service Provider And Aliase

We can add the installed package by running this following command,
php artisan vendor:publish --provider="Stevebauman\Location\LocationServiceProvider"

or we can add service provider and aliase manually in the config/app.php

'providers' => [

'aliases' => [
	'Location' => 'Stevebauman\Location\Facades\Location',

Let's Create Controller

Lets use the installed package in the controller function to Acess the location,

Now create controller on this path app\Http\Controllers\UserController.php and add below command.

In this code initially we get the users location by using the request()->ip() after getting the users IP Address, We get the location of the user using the IP address.


namespace App\Http\Controllers;
use Illuminate\Http\Request;

class UserController extends Controller
    public function userDetails()
        $ip = request()->ip(); //Dynamic IP address get
        $data = \Location::get($ip);                
        return view('details',compact('data'));

Let's Add Routes

In this add routes in web.php file.

Route::get('user_details', [UserController ::class, 'userDetails']);

Let's Create Blade File

Lets create the blade file to display the users Location details.

	<title>How To Get User Location In Laravel</title>
<body style="text-align: center;">
	<h1> How To Get User Location In Laravel</h1>
	<div class="card p-5 m-5">
	<h3>IP: {{ $data->ip }}</h3>
	<h3>Country Name: {{ $data->countryName }}</h3>
	<h3>Country Code: {{ $data->countryCode }}</h3>
	<h3>Region Code: {{ $data->regionCode }}</h3>
	<h3>Region Name: {{ $data->regionName }}</h3>
	<h3>City Name: {{ $data->cityName }}</h3>
	<h3>Zipcode: {{ $data->zipCode }}</h3>
	<h3>Latitude: {{ $data->latitude }}</h3>
	<h3>Longitude: {{ $data->longitude }}</h3>

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