I'm trying to use a javascript locator object with a geocode server of ArcGIS Online: http://sampleserver1.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/Locators/ESRI_Geocode_EU/GeocodeServer

When I call the method locator.addressToLocations(options), I get the cross-origin problem.

Is there a way to avoid this?

  • which browsers did you test on? – Aamir Suleman Jan 9 '15 at 19:59
  • Mozilla FF 34.0 and Google Chrome 39.0 – yo_haha Jan 12 '15 at 8:23

as mentioned in the header for this sample, when the server you are making calls to actually supports CORS, you can notify the JSAPI like this.


that being said, i don't think sampleserver1.arcgisonline.com supports CORS, so i'd recommend using our production World Geocoding Service instead.

in situations where you must work with a server that doesn't support CORS, or need to support browsers that don't support CORS, you'll have to configure a proxy and reference it in your application.

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