A tool for building seo rules in your Laravel projects

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2.0.1 2015-09-23 16:54 UTC


A package for building seo rules in your Laravel projects. Manage with ease SEO meta tags (title, description, keywords, noindex) of your pages.


To install Seorules in Laravel 5.1, simply run composer require spescina\seorules.
To install Seorules in Laravel 4, simply run composer require spescina\seorules 1.* and then follow these instructions.

Once it's installed, you have to register the service provider. In app/config/app.php add the following line of code to the providers array

If you want in app/config/app.php add the following line of code to the aliases array
'Seo' => Spescina\Seorules\Facades\Seo::class.

Register the route middleware adding these line to the app/Http/Kernel.php file
'seorules.before' => \Spescina\Seorules\Init::class.

Then, publish the config file with php artisan vendor:publish --provider="Spescina\Seorules\SeorulesServiceProvider" --tag="config" .
Then, publish the migration file with php artisan vendor:publish --provider="Spescina\Seorules\SeorulesServiceProvider" --tag="migrations" .

Then run the migration with php artisan migrate.


Define your rules creating entries in the seorules database table

  • alias: system identificative name of the rule
  • route: name of the target route
  • pattern: regular expression for matching page url (used for targeting different pages on the same route)
  • priority: highest value come first
  • title: title tag
  • description: description meta tag
  • keywords: keywords meta tag
  • noindex: noindex meta tag
  alias: 'first',
  route: 'first.route',
  pattern: '',
  priority: 0,
  title: 'the first route title is [#_first_placeholder]',
  description: 'my first route description is [#_second_placeholder]',
  keywords: '[#_first_placeholder], [#_second_placeholder], laravel',
  noindex: 0
  alias: 'second',
  route: 'second.route',
  pattern: '',
  priority: 0,
  title: 'the second route title is [#_second_placeholder]',
  description: 'my second route description is empty',
  keywords: '[#_first_placeholder]',
  noindex: 1

Attach seorules.before middleware to your target named routes (route groups are reccomended)

Route::group(['middleware' => 'seorules.before'], function()
    Route::get('/first', array('as' => 'first.route', function(){
        //do things

    Route::get('/second', array('as' => 'second.route', function(){
        //do things

Manage your rules in your controllers or in your closures


Display prepared fields in your views

<title>{{ Seo::get('title') }}</title>
<meta name="description" content="{{ Seo::get('description') }}" />
<meta name="keywords" content="{{ Seo::get('keywords') }}" />
@if (Seo::get('noindex'))
<meta name="robots" content="noindex" />

Now you should have rendered this code when visiting /first (assuming both routes are prepared with same placeholder data)

<title>the first route title is Foo</title>
<meta name="description" content="my first route description is Bar" />
<meta name="keywords" content="Foo, Bar, laravel" />

and when visting /second

<title>the second route title is Bar</title>
<meta name="description" content="my second route description is empty" />
<meta name="keywords" content="Foo" />
<meta name="robots" content="noindex" />