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Enable Cross-origin resource sharing (CORS)
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16th of September, 2014

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The same-origin policy prevents JavaScript from making requests across domain boundaries, and has spawned various hacks for making cross-domain requests.

CORS introduced a standard mechanism that can be used by all browsers for implementing cross-domain requests. The spec defines a set of headers that allow the browser and server to communicate about which requests are (and are not) allowed.

CORS specification:

Client side CORS reference (including browser compatibility matrix):

To enable CORS via .htaccess, add the following line:

Access-Control-Allow-Origin *

The * represents (allows) all domains and can be substituted for a space delimited list of URLs.

Access-Control-Allow-Origin http://www.domain.com https://www.domain.com

Magento users should contact us at support@lexiconn.com to request CORS be enabled in the server configuration file for their domain (required).

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