Using the referrer metadata attribute, a document can control the behavior of the Referer HTTP header attached to requests that originate from the document.


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Status in Chromium


Enabled by default

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.



The feature is currently used by Google and Facebook. The feature has landed in WebKit and is always on.

Last updated on 2021-08-06