jaybizzle/laravel-crawler-detect

A Laravel package to detect web crawlers via the user agent

v1.2.0 2017-06-01 20:29 UTC

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A Laravel wrapper for CrawlerDetect - the web crawler detection library

Installation

Run composer require jaybizzle/laravel-crawler-detect 1.* or add "jaybizzle/laravel-crawler-detect": "1.*" to your composer.json file.

The last version compatible with Laravel 4 was v1.0.2 so if you need that, you will have to fix your composer.json to that specific version.

Add the following to the providers array in your config/app.php file..

  Jaybizzle\LaravelCrawlerDetect\LaravelCrawlerDetectServiceProvider::class,

...and the following to your aliases array...

  'Crawler'   => Jaybizzle\LaravelCrawlerDetect\Facades\LaravelCrawlerDetect::class,

Laravel 5.5 uses Package Auto-Discovery, so doesn't require you to manually add the ServiceProvider.

Usage

use Crawler;

// Check current 'visitors' user agent
if(Crawler::isCrawler()) {
  // true if crawler user agent detected
}


// Pass a user agent as a string
if(Crawler::isCrawler('Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; aiHitBot/2.9; +https://www.aihitdata.com/about)')) {
  // true if crawler user agent detected
}