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Meta referrer

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Overview

This document describes a proposal the "referrer" metadata name. Using the referrer metadata attribute, a document can control the behavior if the Referer HTTP header attached to requests that originate from the document.

Keyword

referrer

Specification

Examples

This meta element instructs the user agent to omit the Referer header in all HTTP requests that originate from the document containing the element:

<meta name="referrer" content="never">

This meta element instructs the user agent to include the document's origin in the Referer header rather than the full URL of the document.

<meta name="referrer" content="origin">