Access-Control-Max-Age response header indicates how long the results of a preflight request (that is the information contained in the
Access-Control-Allow-Headers headers) can be cached.
|Header type||Response header|
|Forbidden header name||no|
- Maximum number of seconds the results can be cached.
Firefox caps this at 24 hours (86400 seconds).
Chromium (prior to v76) caps at 10 minutes (600 seconds).
Chromium (starting in v76) caps at 2 hours (7200 seconds).
Chromium also specifies a default value of 5 seconds.
A value of -1 will disable caching, requiring a preflight OPTIONS check for all calls.
Cache results of a preflight request for 10 minutes:
The definition of 'Access-Control-Max-Age' in that specification.
|Living Standard||Initial definition.|
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