Edge Functions Examples / JSON Response

JSON Response

You can use Edge Functions to return a JSON response by returning Response.json() with a JavaScript object — no need to JSON.stringify!

In this example, we return a JSON object containing hello: "world".

import type { Context } from "@netlify/edge-functions";

export default async (request: Request, context: Context) => {
  return Response.json({ hello: "world" });

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Pro tip!

Need to return text/html from an Edge Function? Check out the Hello, world example.

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What are Edge Functions?

Using JavaScript and TypeScript, Netlify Edge Functions give you the power to modify network requests to localize content, serve relevant ads, authenticate visitors, A/B test content, and much more! And this all happens at the Edge — directly from the worldwide location closest to each user.

To use Edge Functions on Netlify, add JavaScript or TypeScript files to an edge-functions directory in your project.

Learn more in the docs.

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