The HTTP SourceMap response header includes a URL to a source map file, allowing the browser to reconstruct the source code for debugging purposes.


The HTTP SourceMap response header is sent by the server so that a client can download the original source code required to render the page. This facilitates debugging and troubleshooting problems with displaying page content.

The only directive is a URL, either absolute or relative, that points to the source map file.



SourceMap: /documents/src/


The HTTP SourceMap request header is used to make the source code accessible to the browser so that it can present it for troubleshooting and debugging purposes.

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Last updated: June 2, 2022