Add the ability for CSS stylesheets to specify their own referrer policy via the HTTP header.


Working draft or equivalent

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 59
  • Chrome for Android release 59
  • Android WebView release 59

Consensus & Standardization

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

  • Positive
  • No signal
  • No signal
  • No signals



Previously, a CSS stylesheet would inherit the referrer policy of the document that referenced it. This is now no longer the case. Instead the "default" policy will be used unless overwritten via the HTTP header.

Last updated on 2020-11-19