Logout

The logout component is a small convenience component for a widely used concept in an app, the logout link. Often this action sits in a menu item with other hyperlinks. But a logout is meant as an actionable link rather than a GET request. Therefor a POST request is better suited. And thus it deserves its own component.

Installation

The logout component comes ready out-of-the-box with Blade UI Kit. Simply install the package and you're good to go.

Basic Usage

The most basic usage of the component is as a self-closed tag:

<x-logout class="text-gray-500" />

This will output the following HTML:

<form method="POST" action="http://localhost/logout">
    <input type="hidden" name="_token" value="...">

    <button type="submit" class="text-gray-500">
        Log out
    </button>
</form>

As you can see, the component renders a form to a logout route. It makes use of the named logout route of your app by default so make sure you've defined this in your app:

Route::post('/logout', '[email protected]');

If you're using the frontend scaffolding from Laravel you should already have this route from the Auth::routes() call in your routes/web.php file.

You might also notice it automatically sets the button label. Behind the scenes the component also uses the __() translation helper so you can easily translate the label.

Customizing

Adjusting either the route or button label can be done by setting the action attribute and the slot:

<x-logout :action="route('custom-logout')" class="text-gray-500">
    Sign Out
</x-logout>

This will output the following HTML:

<form method="POST" action="http://localhost/custom-logout">
    <input type="hidden" name="_token" value="...">

    <button type="submit" class="text-gray-500">
        Sign Out
    </button>
</form>

Note that when using the slot, the __() translation helper isn't applied anymore. This gives you full control over the slotted content should you want to for example, incorporate an icon.

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