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

Specification

Editor's draft

Status in Chromium

Blink


Enabled by default in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 21

Consensus & Standardization

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

Owner

Comments

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

Last updated on 2020-11-16