A simple Google News Sitemap generator for Laravel.

0.9.1 2014-10-07 18:42 UTC

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A Google News sitemap generator for Laravel 4.

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Add the package to your composer.json file:

'cviebrock/laravel-news-sitemap' => 'dev-master'

Add the service provider to app/config/app.php

'providers' => array(

Publish the configuration file:

php artisan config:publish cviebrock/laravel-news-sitemap

Sample Usage

// create a new sitemap instance
$sitemap = \App::make('Cviebrock\LaravelNewsSitemap\NewsSitemap');

// if it's not cached, then populate with entries
if (!$sitemap->isCached()) {

    foreach (Posts::all() as $post) {

		$extras = [];
		$images = [];

		foreach ($post->images as $image) {
			$images[] = [
			    'loc' => $image->url,
			    'caption' => $image->caption

		$extras['keywords'] = $post->topics->lists('name');

		$this->sitemap->addEntry($post->url, $post->title, $post->published_at, $extras, $images);


// returns an XML response
return $sitemap->render();

Bugs, Suggestions and Contributions

Please use Github for bugs, comments, suggestions.

  1. Fork the project.
  2. Create your bugfix/feature branch and write your (well-commented) code.
  3. Commit your changes and push to your repository.
  4. Create a new pull request against this project's master branch.

Copyright and License

laravel-news-sitemap was written by Colin Viebrock and released under the MIT License. See the LICENSE file for details.

Copyright 2014 Colin Viebrock