Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) often becomes a stumbling block for developers attempting to interact with APIs hosted on different domains. The challenge intensifies when direct server configuration isn’t an option, pushing developers towards alternative solutions like the widely-used cors-anywhere. However, less known is the capability of NGINX‘s proxy_pass directive to handle not only local domains and upstreams but also external sources, for example:

This is how the idea was born to write a universal (with some reservations) NIGNX config that supports any given domain.

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