Access-Control-Allow-Methods

HTTP response header

Specifying which web sites can participate in cross-origin resource sharing. (Specifies the method or methods allowed when accessing the resource in response to a preflight request.)

Header usage statistics

Access-Control-Allow-Methods response header information and usage statistics.

Websites using header Access-Control-Allow-Methods 68,282
Percentage of websites that use Access-Control-Allow-Methods header 0.64%
Total discovered header values 1,057
Header uses directives Yes
Header values are unique or random No
Most popular in the country United States of America

Access-Control-Allow-Methods Directives (9 total)

  • *
  • delete
  • get
  • head
  • options
  • patch
  • post
  • purge
  • put

Access-Control-Allow-Methods Directives

Access-Control-Allow-Methods directives value information and usage statistics

Directive Share Websites count Unique Values
get 85.01% 58,048 1
post 62.60% 42,746 1
options 57.38% 39,179 1
put 35.72% 24,390 1
delete 34.37% 23,468 1
head 11.74% 8,016 1
patch 10.08% 6,883 1
* 3.13% 2,139 1
purge <0.1% 2 1

Distribution by websites popularity

Access-Control-Allow-Methods detection in the top websites by popularity

Top 10k sites 298 websites
Top 100k sites 1,338 websites
Top 1m sites 9,950 websites

Websites utilizing Access-Control-Allow-Methods

List of websites that use Access-Control-Allow-Methods header

Domain Country Rank Contacts
facebook.com Ireland 2
i.imgur.com United States of America 41
www.microsoft.com United States of America 54
platform.twitter.com United States of America 200
www.shareasale.com United States of America 225
www.pbs.org United States of America 283
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Geographical Distribution

Header usage distribution by websites across the globe.






Common header values

List of top common Access-Control-Allow-Methods header values

Header value Value prevalence
GET 17.13%
GET, POST, OPTIONS 8.77%
GET, POST 6.68%
GET, HEAD, OPTIONS 5.66%
GET, POST, PUT, DELETE, OPTIONS 5.41%
PUT, GET, POST, DELETE, OPTIONS 5.29%
* 3.50%
POST, GET, OPTIONS, DELETE, PUT 3.05%
GET, PUT, POST, DELETE, PATCH, OPTIONS 2.86%
POST, GET, OPTIONS 2.83%
GET,POST,OPTIONS 2.53%
GET, OPTIONS, POST, PUT, PATCH, DELETE 2.46%
GET,POST 1.88%
GET, OPTIONS 1.71%
GET,POST,OPTIONS,DELETE,PUT 1.41%
POST, GET 1.16%
GET,PUT,POST,DELETE,OPTIONS 1.06%
GET,POST,PUT,DELETE,OPTIONS 1.00%
POST, GET, OPTIONS, PUT, DELETE 0.95%
OPTIONS, GET, HEAD, POST 0.80%