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Please provide a valid cache path.

InvalidArgumentException in Compiler.php: Please provide a valid cache path.


Laravel has changed cache path across Laravel versions. It's possible your application is missing one of these folders or references one of the old paths.


There are several options which may resolve this issue. Start by trying the following common solutions:

  • Ensure the bootstrap/cache folder exists.
  • Ensure the storage folder contains the correct subfolders for your Laravel version (e.g. app, framework, logs).
  • Remove your config and application cache by running artisan cache:clear and artisan config:clear.
  • If artisan does not run, manually clear your cache by removing any PHP file under the bootstrap/cache folder.

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