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HTML <link> referrerpolicy Attribute

❮ HTML <iframe> tag


Specifies that no referrer information will be sent along with the request to the external style sheet:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://www.w3schools.com/w3css/4/w3.css" referrerpolicy="no-referrer">

Definition and Usage

The referrerpolicy attribute specifies which referrer information to use when fetching the resource.

Browser Support

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

referrerpolicy 51.0 79.0 50.0 11.1 38.0


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

Attribute Values

Value Description
no-referrer No referrer information will be sent along with a request
no-referrer-when-downgrade Default. The referrer header will not be sent to origins without HTTPS
origin Send only scheme, host, and port to the request client
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 <iframe> tag