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HTML <iframe> referrerpolicy Attribute

  • Last Updated : 07 Jun, 2021

The HTML <iframe> referrerpolicy attribute is used to specify the reference information that will be sent when fetching the result. 

Syntax

<iframe referrerpolicy="value">

Attribute Values:

  1. no-referrer: It specifies that no reference information will be sent along with a request.
  2. no-referrer-when-downgrade: It has a default value. It specifies that refer header will not be sent to origins without HTTPS.
  3. origin: It specifies to only send the origin of the document as the referrer in all cases.
  4. origin-when-cross-origin: It sends the origin, path, and query string when performing a same-origin request, but only send the origin of the document for other cases.
  5. same-origin: It specifies that the referrer will be sent for same-site origins, but cross-origin requests will send no referrer information.
  6. strict-origin: It only sends the origin of the document as the referrer when the protocol security level stays the same (HTTPS/HTTPS), but don’t send it to a less secure destination (HTTPS/HTTP).
  7. strict-origin-when-cross-origin:  It sends the origin, path, and querystring when performing a same-origin request, only send the origin when the protocol security level stays the same while performing a cross-origin request (HTTPS/HTTPS), and send no header to any less-secure destinations (HTTPS/HTTP).

Example: 

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        HTML iframe referrerpolicy Attribute 
    </title
</head
  
<body style="text-align:center;"
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1
      
    <h2
        HTML iframe referrerpolicy Attribute 
    </h2
      
        height="200" width="400" 
        referrerpolicy="no-referrer">
    </iframe
</body
  
</html>

Output:



Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera

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