env variables are not provided to the Admin panel for security and safety reasons.
But, Payload provides you with a way to still provide
env vars to your frontend code.
Payload will automatically supply any present
env variables that are prefixed with
PAYLOAD_PUBLIC_ directly to the Admin panel.
For example, if you've got the following environment variable:
This key will automatically be made available to the Payload bundle and can be referenced in your Admin component code as