Meta Referrer

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


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


Editor's draft

Status in Chromium

Enabled by default in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 21

Consensus & Standardization


Last updated on 2013-12-01