Referer Control Alternatives

    Referer Control is described as '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!' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are four alternatives to Referer Control for Firefox, Linux, Mac, Windows and Android. The best alternative is RefControl, which is free. Other great apps like Referer Control are Smart Referer (Free, Open Source), Auto referer (Free, Open Source) and Mason (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 13, 2020

      • FreeProprietary
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      RefControl is an extension for Firefox that lets you control what gets sent as the HTTP Referer on a per-site basis.
    1. Send referers only when staying on the same domain. You can whitelist domains with wildcards and configure other things, look in the preferences page of the addon in the addon manager.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Firefox
      Firefox addon. Control referer to protect privacy and not break web. It has a HTTP header referer control policy 1. Any referer sent contain no more than 'protocol://domain-name:port/' 2.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      This extension can simplify the rule to just specify the URI and Content type and can enable/disable each rule separately. What's more, it can customize the web pages by user scripts which is similar to Grease Monkey.

      Discontinued

      No longer updated. Last version, 0.3.7.9.18, released on January 31, 2013, was compatible with Firefox 18.

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