Pretty URLs

By default, any Blade files not named index.blade.php are rendered as index.html in a subfolder named after the original file.

For example, if you have a file named about-us.blade.php in your source directory:

└─ source
   ├─ _layouts
   ├─ about-us.blade.php
   └─ index.blade.php will be rendered as index.html in the build/about-us directory:

└─ build_local
   ├─ about-us
   │  └─ index.html
   └─ index.html

This means your "About us" page will be available at instead of

If you need to disable this behavior, use the --pretty=false option when building your site.