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Discussion on: The trouble with implementing SSR into a Laravel/Vue app

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wj • Edited on

Hi Michael, thansk for sharing. That is all some piece of work. Question: what is the reason to SSR with Vue/Node while you have PHP/Laravel for the same SSR at hand? What issue did you resolved with SSR-ing Vue while having SSR capabilities of PHP?

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Michael Z Author

Hi wj,

You only get SSR when using blade / raw HTML. With vue, react etc. all you get is <div id="app"></div> in the initial render. Then everything gets processed through JavaScript. This is enough for the user, but not for SEO.

We are basically following this approach.

And here is an indepth video.

Long story short, without SSR indexing takes more time and crawlers that are stuck on old JavaScript engines might not be able to read the content. (Luckily Google Bot was updated to Chrome 74 just recently).