How to get images from outside project directory laravel

  • 07-01-2023
  • 386
  • Laravel 9
  • Haresh Chauhan

Get files or images from outside the project folder using storage in laravel, we will change to a custom image file path in the filesystem configuration.

I want to get files from outside applications from another directory, also i want to get a file using a storage public disk.

My File Located

My image file is located in the below-given file path, So I will put this file path in the filesystem configuration.


Change Path In Config

I put this path in the filesystems.php

'disks' => [
    'local' => [
        'driver' => 'local',
        'root' => storage_path('app'),

    'public' => [
        'driver' => 'local',
        'root' =>  '/var/www/html/images/', // CUSTOME IMAGES FILE TO OUTSIDE PROJECT 
        'url' => '/var/www/html/images/', // CUSTOME IMAGES FILE TO OUTSIDE PROJECT
        'visibility' => 'public',

    's3' => [
        'driver' => 's3',
        'key' => env('AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID'),
        'secret' => env('AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY'),
        'region' => env('AWS_DEFAULT_REGION'),
        'bucket' => env('AWS_BUCKET'),
        'url' => env('AWS_URL'),
        'endpoint' => env('AWS_ENDPOINT'),
        'use_path_style_endpoint' => env('AWS_USE_PATH_STYLE_ENDPOINT', false),

Basic Usage

Now my storage public disk file path is "/var/www/html/images", So when I pass the image name as in the below given example, the image will fetch from the given file path outside the project.


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