MDN wants to learn about developers like you:


This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

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.
Working Draft  

Browser compatibility

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 ?

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

 Contributors to this page: jpmedley, valtlai, fscholz
 Last updated by: jpmedley,