What is the main cause of class not found in Laravel?

Laravel App Class not found is a common error in Laravel projects. In this tutorial, we will have a look at the main causes of class not found errors in Laravel.

Cause of Class not found

One major cause is to add a facade on top when using the App class in a Controller, as a Middleware, or Blade File. So you need to add the code line as shown below on top of your controllers, blade, or any other middleware files.

use Illuminate\Support\Facades\App;

In addition to this, there may be other minor issues in your Laravel project. Some of these are listed below.

  • Namespace Collisions
  • File Permissions or Caching
  • wrong name of a file or folder
  • Wrong Composer Package Installed
  • PHP Version Incompatibility

Keep note of these minor things to avoid the Class not Found error in Laravel.