What is my referrer / referer?

Find out your HTTP referrer (aka referer)

HTTP Referrer

What's my referrer? Your browser's HTTP referer (sic) string is (not set)

Your IP address is

Your browser's user agent is:

CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/)

Understanding HTTP Referrer

The HTTP referrer (commonly misspelled as "referer") is a crucial header in web communications, offering insight into the journey a user takes to arrive at a webpage. This header part contains the URL of the previous webpage from which a link was followed. It plays a vital role in analytics, allowing website owners and marketers to understand where their traffic is coming from.

Understanding the HTTP referrer can aid in optimizing web content and marketing strategies by highlighting the most effective channels for engagement. It helps in identifying which search engines, social media platforms, or other websites are directing users to your site.

However, it's important to note that for privacy reasons, or due to certain browser or network settings, the referrer might not always be passed along. This can sometimes lead to challenges in fully tracing a user's path across the web.

Further ‘MY’ Tools

What's my HTTP request? — Find our the HTTP request header and content.

What's my host name? — Find our the hostname (aka host name, reverse DNS, rDNS) of my public IP address?

What's my IP address? — Find our you public IP address.

What's my user agent? — Find our the user agent (aka useragent) string of your browser.

Return to the What's my… page to find out all your browser and location insights in one place.