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How do I set the Access-Control-Allow-Origin header so I can use web-fonts from my subdomain on my main domain?


You'll find examples of this and other headers for most HTTP servers in the HTML5BP Server Configs projects https://github.com/h5bp/server-configs

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ah finally found the answer location / { add_header Access-Control-Allow-Origin "*"; } –  Chris McKee Jul 20 '10 at 22:59

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Nginx has to be compiled with http://wiki.nginx.org/NginxHttpHeadersModule. Then you can do this

location ~* \.(eot|ttf|woff)$ {
    add_header Access-Control-Allow-Origin *;
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Follow this instructions in case you want want to implement the same solution on apache: stackoverflow.com/questions/11616306/… –  camilo_u Feb 5 '13 at 16:46
This link helped me out: gist.github.com/michiel/1064640 –  meawoppl Sep 17 '13 at 2:35
That module seems to be compiled by default (at least on Ubuntu). –  Steve Bennett Sep 8 '14 at 13:25

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