How to detect web crawler in Laravel ?

In this article, i will let you know about hot to detect we crawler from bot user agents i your laravel 5 application. this tutorial will help you to implement web scraping in laravel 5 app. we will use jaybizzle/laravel-crawler-detect composer package for detect crawler.

So just follow bellow two things for detect we crawler. here first we will install package and another thing i will give you example, how to use from route.

Install Laravel Crawler Detect Package:

here, we will install Laravel Crawler Detect composer package for detect crawler in laravel 5 application. So let's run bellow command in your laravel app.

composer require jaybizzle/laravel-crawler-detect

After that you have to add into providers array of configuration file. So let's add following way:



return [


'providers' => [




'aliases' => [


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




Here is i gave you simple example with route for detect Crawler in laravel 5.5 application.


Route::get('/detect-crawler', function(){

if(Crawler::isCrawler()) {

dd("true if crawler user agent detected");


dd("Without crawler detecter.");


i hope you found best solution....

December 26, 2017 | Category : PHPLaravel
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