Access-Control-Allow-Methods

The Access-Control-Allow-Methods response header specifies one or more methods allowed when accessing a resource in response to a preflight request.

Header type Response header
Forbidden header name no

Syntax

Access-Control-Allow-Methods: <method>, <method>, ...
Access-Control-Allow-Methods: *

Directives

<method>

A comma-delimited list of the allowed HTTP request methods.

* (wildcard)

The value "*" only counts as a special wildcard value for requests without credentials (requests without HTTP cookies or HTTP authentication information). In requests with credentials, it is treated as the literal method name "*" without special semantics.

Examples

Access-Control-Allow-Methods: POST, GET, OPTIONS
Access-Control-Allow-Methods: *

Specifications

Specification
Fetch Standard (Fetch)
# http-access-control-allow-methods

Browser compatibility

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See also