A simple Sinatra extension to enable Cross Domain Resource Sharing (CORS) To see more on cross domain resource sharing, see https://developer.mozilla.org/En/HTTP_access_control
Installation with Bundler
gem "sinatra-cross_origin", "~> 0.3.1"
To enable cross origin requests for all routes:
require 'sinatra' require 'sinatra/cross_origin' configure do enable :cross_origin end
To only enable cross origin requests for certain routes:
If you're using a modular application, remember to register this extension:
You can set global options via the normal Sinatra set method:
set :allow_origin, :any set :allow_methods, [:get, :post, :options] set :allow_credentials, true set :max_age, "1728000" set :expose_headers, ['Content-Type']
You can change configuration options on the fly within routes with:
get '/custom' do cross_origin :allow_origin => 'http://example.com', :allow_methods => [:get], :allow_credentials => false, :max_age => "60" "My custom cross origin response" end
Many browsers send an
OPTIONS request to a server before performing a CORS request (this is part of the specification for CORS ). These sorts of requests are called preflight requests. Without a valid response to an
OPTIONS request, a browser may refuse to make a CORS request (and complain that the CORS request violates the same-origin policy).
Currently, this gem does not properly respond to
OPTIONS requests. See this issue. You may have to add code like this in order to make your app properly respond to
options "*" do response.headers["Allow"] = "HEAD,GET,PUT,POST,DELETE,OPTIONS" response.headers["Access-Control-Allow-Headers"] = "X-Requested-With, X-HTTP-Method-Override, Content-Type, Cache-Control, Accept" 200 end
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