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HTML <img> referrerpolicy Attribute

❮ HTML <a> tag

Example

Set the referrerpolicy for an image:

<img src="https://example.com/images/myimage.jpg" alt="Some image" referrerpolicy="no-referrer">

Definition and Usage

The referrerpolicy attribute specifies which referrer information to use when fetching an image.


Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the attribute.

Attribute
referrerpolicy 51.0 79.0 50.0 11.1 38.0

Syntax

<img referrerpolicy="no-referrer|no-referrer-when-downgrade|origin|origin-when-cross-origin|unsafe-url">

Attribute Values

Value Description
no-referrer No referrer information is sent
no-referrer-when-downgrade Default. The referrer header will not be sent to origins without HTTPS
origin Sends the origin (scheme, host, and port) of the document
origin-when-cross-origin For cross-origin requests: Send only scheme, host, and port. For same-origin requests: Also include the path
unsafe-url Send origin, path and query string (but not fragment, password, or username). This value is considered unsafe

❮ HTML <a> tag