referer

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See also: référer

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English referrer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɹəˈfɜːɹə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

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referer (plural referers)

  1. Misspelling of referrer.
  2. (Internet) Alternative form of referrer (the referring URL)
    • 1996, T. Berners-Lee, R. Fielding, H. Frystyk, Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.0
      The Referer field must not be sent if the Request-URI was obtained from a source that does not have its own URI, such as input from the user keyboard.
    • 2001, Jennifer Niederst Robbins, Web Design in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference, page 278:
      If a referring URL was specified, for each valid referer, make sure that a valid referring URL was passed to FormMail
    • 2007, Ben Fry, Visualizing Data, page 253:
      The referer portion of a logfile line contains the full URL of the page or object visited before the current one.
    • 2007, Tiara Yule, The Illustrated Dictionary of Internet, page 74:
      The referer information can also be accessed as document.referrer within JavaScript.

Usage notes[edit]

Referer is the field name used in the HTTP protocol (RFC1945 and RFC2616). Originally a misspelling, it has gained currency from its use there and in related documents and software.

Anagrams[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

referer

  1. imperative of referere

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

referer

  1. imperative of referera

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

referer

  1. to tell; to talk about; to speak of
    • (Can we date this quote by G. Bouchet and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Capitolin refere que Zenobie ne vouloit qu'on luy touchast

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: refer