Switching from Sanctum to JWT

I’ve been debugging for days to get my Ionic app working with the Laravel API backend.

The issue: logging in worked fine, but every subsequent API request failed with a 401.

The reason (I guess): the Ionic/capacitor app works with a referrer of capacitor://localhost. I think this messes up the cookie that is set to maintain the session.

So I had to switch over to something without cookies. Having already spend days on the issues, I went to work with JWT as I’ve done so before.

I followed this tutorial to get me a head-start: https://www.positronx.io/laravel-jwt-authentication-tutorial-user-login-signup-api/

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