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CURLINFO_REFERER(3) curl_easy_getinfo options CURLINFO_REFERER(3)

NAME

CURLINFO_REFERER - get the referrer header

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>
CURLcode curl_easy_getinfo(CURL *handle, CURLINFO_REFERER, char **hdrp);

DESCRIPTION

Pass in a pointer to a char pointer and get the referrer header.

The hdrp pointer will be NULL or pointing to private memory you MUST NOT free - it gets freed when you call curl_easy_cleanup(3) on the corresponding CURL handle.

PROTOCOLS

HTTP(S)

EXAMPLE

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {

CURLcode res;
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com");
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_REFERER, "https://example.org/referrer");
res = curl_easy_perform(curl);
if(res == CURLE_OK) {
char *hdr = NULL;
curl_easy_getinfo(curl, CURLINFO_REFERER, &hdr);
if(hdr)
printf("Referrer header: %s\n", hdr);
}
curl_easy_cleanup(curl); }

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.76.0

RETURN VALUE

Returns CURLE_OK if the option is supported, and CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not.

SEE ALSO

curl_easy_getinfo(3), curl_easy_setopt(3), CURLOPT_REFERER(3),

November 26, 2021 libcurl 7.81.0