URL Format

tl;dr: <projectId>.api.sanity.io/<version>/<path>

Take this generic document query URL:


Each project has its own private host-name, which is always <projectId>.api.sanity.io for requests and <projectId>.apicdn.sanity.io for the API CDN (cache) endpoint. The path (what comes after the hostname) always starts with the API-version (you can set the present ISO date, YYYY-MM-DD for the latest version) then the path to the API-endpoint. So, to sum it up, these are the URL prefixes:

  • API: https:<projectId>.api.sanity.io/v<YYYY-MM-DD>/<path>
  • API CDN: https:<projectId>.apicdn.sanity.io/v<YYYY-MM-DD>/<path>

In the rest of this document we will generally only refer to the <path>-part of the url.

Caveat: The API CDN only supports the /data/query-endpoint, its only purpose being caching query-results across the globe for the benefit of your end-users.

How do I find my project ID?

In a configured studio, you find the project ID in the sanity.json file at the root of your project. Otherwise, you can always find it by locating your project on https://manage.sanity.io.

URL encoding

For clarity, we have opted to write URLs with their component in cleartext. In actual use they will all have to be encoded (using encodeURIComponent or equivalent) so that this:

https://zp7mbokg.api.sanity.io/v2021-06-07/data/query/production?query=*[_id == $id]&$id="myId"

Becomes this:


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