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This wrapper around useFetch triggers navigation immediately.


By default, useFetch blocks navigation until its async handler is resolved. useLazyFetch provides a wrapper around useFetch that triggers navigation before the handler is resolved by setting the lazy option to true.

useLazyFetch has the same signature as useFetch.
Read more in Docs > API > Composables > Use Fetch.


<script setup lang="ts">
/* Navigation will occur before fetching is complete.
 * Handle 'pending' and 'error' states directly within your component's template
const { status, data: posts } = await useLazyFetch('/api/posts')
watch(posts, (newPosts) => {
  // Because posts might start out null, you won't have access
  // to its contents immediately, but you can watch it.

  <div v-if="status === 'pending'">
    Loading ...
  <div v-else>
    <div v-for="post in posts">
      <!-- do something -->
useLazyFetch is a reserved function name transformed by the compiler, so you should not name your own function useLazyFetch.
Read more in Docs > Getting Started > Data Fetching.