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Meta and Metatags

Factor supports a rich metatag and meta information system via the popular Vue Meta Plugin.

The features of this plugin are fully implemented on both the client and in server rendering.

Setting In Components

The meta system for Factor reads the metaInfo property from your view components, giving priority to those that are more nested. Then it merges the results together to form a final meta output.

// Inside your Vue component
export default {
  metaInfo() {
    return {
      title: "My title",
      description: "My description",
      image: require("./my-og-image.jpg"),
      meta: []
    }
  }
}

Metainfo Tips

Here are few Factor specific additions and tips for working with your app's meta information:

  1. Factor adds a shorthand for description and image (sharing image), you can just add those to the base of your metaInfo object (as shown above)

  2. Setting default meta: Use the meta-default filter to change global defaults or add metaInfo property to your content.vue to set defaults for all front-end interfaces.

  3. The meta sub-property defaults to just concatenating any additional meta info it finds, even if they are the same. To force this to be unique, use the vmid property (as discussed on the Vue Meta docs)