Laravel 8 Remove Index Php From URL Example

Hello artisan

In this tutorial i am going to show you the way of remove public/index.php from laravel url. It is must needed task for good seo to avoid duplicate url in a website. I will do this laravel 8 remove index php from url without htaccess file.

I will simply create our own custom code to remove laravel remove index in laravel application. So from this example you will learn laravel 8 remove index php from url without htaccess.

So let's see the example code of remove index.php file from url in Laravel.


namespace App\Providers;
use Illuminate\Cache\RateLimiting\Limit;
use Illuminate\Foundation\Support\Providers\RouteServiceProvider as ServiceProvider;
use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use Illuminate\Support\Facades\RateLimiter;
use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Route;
use Illuminate\Support\Str;
class RouteServiceProvider extends ServiceProvider
    public const HOME = '/home';

    public function boot()
        $this->routes(function () {
     * Write code on Method
     * @return response()
    protected function removeIndexFromUrl()
        if (Str::contains(request()->getRequestUri(), '/index.php/')) {
            $url = str_replace('index.php/', '', request()->getRequestUri());
            if (strlen($url) > 0) {
                header("Location: $url", true, 301);


now if you visit url like bellow then:


Then you will be redirected to the following url:


Read also: Remove Public From URL in Laravel Without htaccess


Hope it can help you.


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