Fetch Metadata Destination header

The `Sec-Fetch-Dest` HTTP request header exposes information about a request's `destination` to servers, which allows them to make better-informed decisions about the implications of serving a given response. https://w3c.github.io/webappsec-fetch-metadata/#intro lays out the motivation.


Editor's draft

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 80
  • Chrome for Android release 80
  • Android WebView release 80

Consensus & Standardization

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

  • No signal
  • No signal
  • No signal
  • Positive


Intent to Prototype url

Intent to Prototype thread

Last updated on 2020-08-01