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What Is A Referrer

referrer is the URL of the page from which a user accesses another page. For example, if you have two pages, and, and someone accesses from a link on, the referrer would be The referrer URL is sent by most browsers as part of a request for a page. If a user makes a direct request for a page (for example, typing into the address bar), there will be no referrer information sent.

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