STRING, can be read and
set, but not
Available inall subroutines.
The full path, including query parameters.
In the request
req.url will contain
Try it out
req.url is used in the following code examples. Examples apply VCL to real-world use cases and can be deployed as they are, or adapted for your own service. See the full list of code examples for more inspiration.
Click RUN on a sample below to provision a Fastly service, execute the code on Fastly, and see how the function behaves.
Apply feature flags from an origin API
Park request, make a different request first, use the response to annotate the real origin request (or make decisions about how to route it).
Use microservices to divide up a domain
Send request to different origin servers based on the URL path.
Rewrite URL path
Receive a request for one path but request a different path from origin, without a redirect.
Google Cloud Storage origin (public)
Use a public GCS bucket as a backend for your Fastly service.