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HTTP headers | Access-Control-Request-Method

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  • Last Updated : 10 May, 2020
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The HTTP headers Access-Control-Request-Method is a request type header which has been used to inform the server that which HTTP method will be used when the actual request is made.


Access-Control-Request-Method: <method>

Directives: This header accept a single directive which is mentioned above and described below:

  • <method>: This directive holds the method which will be used when the actual request is made.

Note: Multiple methods can be used when the actual request will be made.


  • Access-Control-Request-Method: POST
  • Access-Control-Request-Method: GET, PUT

To check this Access-Control-Request-Method in action go to Inspect Element -> Network check the request header for Access-Control-Request-Method like below, Access-Control-Request-Method is highlighted you can see.

Supported Browsers: The browsers compatible with HTTP headers Access-Control-Request-Method are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera
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