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 Opera.
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.