How to protect .env file in Laravel.

Step:1 go to in your project and open .htaccess.

Step:2 Then write this code in .htaccess file

<Files .env>
    order allow,deny
    Deny from all

Step:3 After save you have run this code in your terminal
php artisan c:cache
After you can check www.yourproject_name/.env ,Then you will get like this. I hope It will work properly.