Strip part of URI

In addition to the strip_path=true/false option we need to strip only a part (prefix) of the path.
I’d suggest an option like strip_path_prefix="/some-text".
The use case is having a single service with multiple routes attached which allow different consumers, for example:

  • /route - strip_path=true, allow consumer1
  • /route/health - strip_path_prefix="/route", allow consumer2

Such rewrites are basic Nginx functionality so it shouldn’t be hard to implement.
I have seen quite a few people asking for this feature, eg:

Appreciate any reaction,
thanks Pavel


This would be really useful for us as well


+1 Agreed would find this helpful also


yes please i am looking for same functionality

They already have a plugin request-transformer-advanced to handle such case. Although it only available with Enterprise subscription.

But anyway, really looking forward to have such strip_path_prefix to be available for all. Otherwise we have to create much more services and routes for the case…