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Cross Origin Request Blocked Error - how to resolve?

Followed steps, when sending ajax request error "Cross-Origin Request Blocked" is thrown with console suggesting that "CORS header ‘Access-Control-Allow-Origin’ is missing."

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Michael Schut
Michael Schut
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I typically have gotten that before for 2 reasons.

  1. If you are requesting an "http://" instead of an "https://"

  2. If you are trying to pull something from another website that doesn't allow your jQuery/AJAX to pull the content.

Thanks - I think it was a combination of the two :)