STRING, can be read and set, but not unset.

Available inall subroutines.

The full path, including query parameters.


In the request, req.url will contain /index.html?a=1&b=2.

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.

Rewrite url based on the subdomain

Check for a subdomain and rewrite the URL path.