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Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The HTMLLinkElement.referrerPolicy property reflect the HTML referrerpolicy attribute of the <link> element defining which referrer is sent when fetching the resource.

See the HTTP Referrer-Policy header for details.


DOMString HTMLLinkElement.referrerPolicy


var links = document.getElementsByTagName("link");
links[0].referrerPolicy; // "no-referrer"


Specification Status Comment
Referrer Policy
The definition of 'referrerPolicy attribute' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation  

Browser compatibility

We're converting our compatibility data into a machine-readable JSON format. This compatibility table still uses the old format, because we haven't yet converted the data it contains. Find out how you can help!

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 58 ? 50.0 (50.0) ? 45 ?
Feature Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support 58 58 50.0 (50.0) ? 45 ?

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