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import allows you to use configuration from another file or a reusable snippet. It gets replaced with the contents of that file or snippet.

This is a unique directive in that import can appear outside of a server block. In other words, it can appear at the top of a Caddyfile where an address would normally be. Like other directives, however, it cannot be used inside of other directives.

Note that the the import path is relative to the Caddyfile, not the current working directory.


import pattern


Import a shared configuration:

import config/common.conf

Imports any files found in the vhosts folder:

import ../vhosts/*

Import a snippet defined earlier:

import mysnippet

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