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Returns KQL query data. Uses an internal server route to proxy requests.

Query responses are cached by default between function calls for the same query based on a calculated hash.

Type Declarations

function useKql<
  ResT extends KirbyQueryResponse<any, boolean> = KirbyQueryResponse,
  ReqT extends KirbyQueryRequest = KirbyQueryRequest
  query: MaybeRefOrGetter<ReqT>,
  opts?: UseKqlOptions<ResT>
): AsyncData<ResT | null, NuxtError>

type UseKqlOptions<T> = AsyncDataOptions<T> & Pick<
  | 'onRequest'
  | 'onRequestError'
  | 'onResponse'
  | 'onResponseError'
  | 'headers'
  | 'retry'
  | 'retryDelay'
  | 'timeout'
> & {
   * Language code to fetch data for in multi-language Kirby setups.
  language?: MaybeRefOrGetter<string>
   * Cache the response between function calls for the same query.
   * @default true
  cache?: boolean
   * Watch an array of reactive sources and auto-refresh the fetch result when they change.
   * Query and language are watched by default. You can completely ignore reactive sources by using `watch: false`.
   * @default undefined
  watch?: (WatchSource<unknown> | object)[] | false

useKql infers all of Nuxt's useAsyncData options.

Return Values

  • data: the result of the KQL query
  • pending: a boolean indicating whether the data is still being fetched
  • refresh: a function that can be used to refresh the data returned by the handler function
  • error: an error object if the data fetching failed

By default, Nuxt waits until a refresh is finished before it can be executed again. Passing true as parameter skips that wait.


<script setup lang="ts">
const { data, pending, error, refresh } = await useKql({
  query: 'site',
  select: ['title', 'children']

    <h1>{{ data?.result?.title }}</h1>
    <button @click="refresh()">

Allow Client Requests


Authorization credentials will be publicly visible. Also, possible CORS issues ahead if the backend is not configured properly.

To fetch data directly from your Kirby instance without the Nuxt proxy, set the module option client to true:

// `nuxt.config.ts`
export default defineNuxtConfig({
  modules: ['nuxt-kql'],

  kql: {
    client: true

Now, every useKql call will be directly use the Kirby instance by sending requests from the client:

const { data } = await useKql(query)

Released under the MIT License.