Warning: Access to image has been blocked by CORS policy

When using ShortPixel Adaptive Images, you might end up in certain cases with a CORS warning that looks like this:

Warning: access to image and-the-image-url-goes-here has been blocked by CORS policy: No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header is present on the requested resource.

This can happen when ShortPixel processes images for the first time (check this article to learn more about how ShortPixel AI works). Every time an image is viewed for the first time, we'll return a temporary 307 redirect for the images (until they are processed by our systems) and this can throw a CORS warning like the one described above. 

There are 2 solutions to this, one which is more permissive (and might fix other CORS issues present on your site) and another more restrictive one, which will address this specific issue. 

For both solutions, please consult with your hosting provider on how to implement them.

The more permissive solution is to add an Access-Control-Allow-Origin header on your site in the following way. This will basically allow requests made from any origin:

Access-Control-Allow-Origin: *

The more restrictive solution is to add the same Access-Control-Allow-Origin header, but with your site domain, for example:

Access-Control-Allow-Origin: https://yourdomain.com
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