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If you don't want a site to be indexed by search engines you must place a robots.txt file. Typically you don't want anything indexed except production sites.
Today Spatie released a new package called laravel-robots-middleware. It was coded up by my colleague Sebastian. Instead of you having to create a robots.txt this Laravel package will add a x-robots-tag to every request. If you want to limit a search bot to only crawl your production enviroment you can extend the
Spatie\RobotsMiddleware\RobotsMiddleware-class like this:
class MyRobotsMiddleware extends RobotsMiddleware
* @return string|bool
protected function shouldIndex(Request $request)
To learn all the options read the documentation on GitHub. Like this package? Then maybe some of our other Laravel packages might be useful to you as well.
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