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Sets the referrer.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
CURL 2.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "CURL.SetOptionReferer"; curl; Value { ; Encoding } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
curl The CURL session handle. $curl
Value The new referrer string. ""
Encoding The text encoding for text parameter.
Default is UTF-8.
Possible encoding names: ANSI, ISO-8859-1, Latin1, Mac, Native, UTF-8, DOS, Hex, Base64 or Windows. More listed in the FAQ.
"utf8" Optional


Returns "OK" on success.


Sets the referrer.
This string will be used to set the Referer: header in the http request sent to the remote server. This can be used to fool servers or scripts. You can also set any custom header with CURL.SetOptionHTTPHeader.

See also REFERER option in CURL manual.


Set referrer:

Set Variable [ $r; Value: MBS( "CURL.SetOptionReferer"; $curl; "" ) ]

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 5th September 2021

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