Disable Sending HTTP Referrers In Opera
By on June 20th, 2009

When you browse the web you send out a lot of information to sites that you visit, referrers strings are a part of the information that gets sent out, basically the referrer strings tells websites from which external website a request has come to them. Read more about Http Referrers.

This may not create a lot of problems, however sometimes it could lead to a privacy concern for users, in this series we will tell you how to disable sending referrers on different browsers, starting out with .

Disabling sending HTTP Referrers in Opera is really very simple, just follow the steps listed below.

Step 1: Press F12 in a open Opera window.


Step 2: Uncheck the box next to the Send Referrer Information.

That’s it referrers will not be sent when you click on a link on a webpage in Opera. We will be dealing with other browsers soon so keep tuned to know how to do it in your favorite browsers.

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