The 'noreferrer' link relation currently governs both referrer policy for a navigation, as well as the 'opener' attribute of any newly created browsing context. The 'noopener' link relation gives devlopers the ability to control the latter without opting into the former.



Specification link

Final published standard: Recommendation, Living Standard, Candidate Recommendation, or similar final form

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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

  • Positive
  • No signal
  • Positive


Last updated on 2022-01-25