Available in all subroutines.
An alias for
IMPORTANT: Despite its name, this is not the offset from GMT.
Try it out
client.geo.gmt_offset is used in the following solution recipes, which show real world use cases. Click RUN to provision a Fastly service, execute the code on Fastly, and see how the function behaves.
Geo-IP API at the edge
Create an API endpoint for fetching GeoIP data for the requesting browser, implemented 100% at the edge. The response should show your current approximate location, but no requests to any origin servers.
Add time zone offset to requests
Divide the world into time bands of custom size and forward time zone data to your origin server.
User contributed notes
We welcome comments that add use cases, ideas, tips, and caveats. All comments will be moderated before publication. To post support questions, visit our support center and we'll find you the help you need.