Browser settings to support local Ajax calls

For testing purposes you may need to perform local ajax calls against the filesystem. If you are running the pages throw a web server, everything should work as normal, but if you are accessing the local filesystem directly you may need to adjust the security settings in your browser.


  1. In the address bar type in "about:config"
  2. Set the "Security.fileuri.strict_origin_policy" to false

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  1. Load chrome with the "--allow-file-access-from-files" command line flag set

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