Referer Control

Referer Control

Control the HTTP Referer on a per-site basis.

What is Referer Control?
"Referer Control" is a Chrome extension designed to provide you complete control over the HTTP Referer. With this tool in hand, you have the power to forge any referrer you need, whether it's for the entire web or specific websites. What's more, if you feel the need, you can disable the HTTP Referer completely. This extension also conveniently works on the JavaScript document.referrer!
Stats
Users: 100,000+
Rating: 4.13 (256)
Version: 1.35 (Last updated: 2018-12-27)
Creation date: 2018-12-27
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • contextMenus
  • storage
Size: 82.44K
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Summary

Referer Control grants full control over the HTTP Referer. You can forge any referrer you want, both globally or on a per-site basis. Alternatively you can choose to disable the Referer completely.

Also works on the JavaScript document.referrer!

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Works great for some users
  • Straightforward UI
  • Does the job as intended
Cons
  • Does not work in certain browsers like Opera and Vivaldi
  • Does not effectively remove the referrer in all cases
  • Lacks instructions or documentation
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work or has functionality issues
  • No instructions or poor documentation
  • Works fine or does the job for some users
Recent reviews
Work like a charm
by A Google user, 2019-02-26

Cara, amei saporra! Nota 1000!
by A Google user, 2013-08-10

Work like a charm
by A Google user, 2019-02-26
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Safety
Risk impact

Referer Control is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Referer Control if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Referer Control has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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