Send user email verification messages in Laravel

- Andrés Cruz

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Send user email verification messages in Laravel

Confirmation messages are emails that are sent to a client when completing an action to confirm the operation carried out, for example, changing a password, recovering a username, purchasing a product, etc., this in any web system that includes some interaction with the user is a fundamental task, therefore, we will learn to send emails from Laravel.

In Laravel, we have access to a function that we can use to confirm a user's registration.

Send confirmation messages programmatically

From a user instance, we have access to a function that sends the confirmation email to verify a user by email:


Of course, for this you must have configured your SMTP server to send emails.

And remember to implement in your user model the classe MustVerifyEmail:

use Illuminate\Contracts\Auth\MustVerifyEmail;
class User extends Authenticatable implements MustVerifyEmail

Now with this, you can make use of the previous function; when using it, you will receive an email like the following:

Confirmar email

Extra: Rest Api for users to verify

Here I leave you a common use of this function on a Rest Api to register users and verify them; we have an exclusive function to send user verification emails:

class UserController extends Controller
     * Register
    public function register(Request $request)
        $validator = Validator::make($request->all(), StoreUser::myRules());
        if ($validator->fails())
            return $this->errorResponse($validator->errors(), 422);
        try {
            $user = new User();
            $user->name = $request->name;
            $user->email = $request->email;
            $user->password = Hash::make($request->password);
            if ($request->subscribed) {
                Subscribe::create(['email' => $request->email]);
            $success = true;
            $message = 'User register successfully';
        } catch (\Illuminate\Database\QueryException $ex) {
            $success = false;
            $message = $ex->getMessage();
        // response
        $response = [
            'success' => $success,
            'message' => $message,
        $credentials = [
            'email' => $request->email,
            'password' => $request->password,
        return $this->successResponse($response);
    public function verifie()
        $user = Auth::user() ?? auth('sanctum')->user();
        $userModel = User::find($user->id);
        return $this->successResponse("ok");

As you can see, we have a registration function, in which we obtain the user's data and once registered, we start the session with sendEmailVerificationNotification and send the email with the function explained in this post.

And a check function for you to run programmatically; In this example, we are using a Rest Api in Laravel with Laravel Sanctum with tokens, but you can use any type to verify user accounts.

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