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Manage rules using Groups in Requestly

Requestly Team

If you are a Requestly user, you already know there are 7 different types of rules that you may create to override default behavior of network requests in a webpage. And to achieve some particular use-case, you might have created one or more of these rules.

Great! But over time, as you create more and more rules, the list becomes too large to manage.

Looking for a way to organize them into logical groups and enable/disable in one go?

Well! We are really excited to introduce a new feature in Requestly – Rule Groups.

It allows you to:

  • create new group
  • create rule within a group
  • move existing rules to a group
  • enable/disable group and all its rules in one action
  • share/export/import a group of rules
  • ungroup existing rules in group
  • delete group and its rules
  • rename a group

Through this document, you will learn how “Groups” can be used to manage your rules better.

Create new group

  1. Click “Group” button in toolbar.
Group button
  1. Enter name of group.
Group name
  1. Click “Save”.

Create rule within a group

  1. Click “3-vertical dots” button in the group row.
  2. Select “Add rule” from menu.
Rule within group
  1. Select one of the rule types and create.

Move existing rules to a group

  1. Select rules using checkbox in corresponding rows.
  2. Click “Group” button in toolbar.
  3. Select one of the existing groups or enter name of new group.
move existing rules to a group
  1. Click “Save”.

Enable/Disable group and all its rules in one action

  1. Toggle status in the group row.
enable/disable group

Note: Although each rule within the group has its own status, but it will not execute if the containing group is disabled.

Share/export/import a group of rules

  1. Select checkbox before group name. It will select all its rules too.
  2. Click Share/export/import button from the toolbar.

Ungroup existing rules in group

ungroup existing rules in group
  1. Select rules within group using corresponding checkbox. To select all rules within group, you may select checkbox in group row.
  2. Click “3-vertical dots” button in the group row.
  3. Select “Ungroup selected rules” from menu.

Delete rules within a group

delete rules within a group
  1. Select rules within group using corresponding checkbox. To select all rules within group, you may select checkbox in group row.
  2. Click “3-vertical dots” button in the group row.
  3. Select “Delete selected rules” from menu.

There is also a delete button in toolbar which can also be used to delete rules.

Delete a group

Note: A group cannot be deleted unless it is empty.

delete group
  1. Follow previous steps to delete or ungroup all rules within the group.
  2. Click “3-vertical dots” button in the group row.
  3. Select “Delete group” from menu.

Rename a group

Rename group
  1. Click pencil icon next to group name.
  2. Enter new name.

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