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CURLOPT_REFERER(3)	   curl_easy_setopt options	    CURLOPT_REFERER(3)

NAME
       CURLOPT_REFERER - set the HTTP referer header

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<curl/curl.h>

       CURLcode	curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_REFERER,	char *where);

DESCRIPTION
       Pass  a	pointer	 to  a zero terminated string as parameter. It 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 CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER(3).

       The application does not	have to	keep the string	around	after  setting
       this option.

DEFAULT
       NULL

PROTOCOLS
       HTTP

EXAMPLE
       CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
       if(curl)	{
	 curl_easy_setopt(curl,	CURLOPT_URL, "http://example.com");

	 /* tell it where we found the link to this place */
	 curl_easy_setopt(curl,	CURLOPT_REFERER, "http://example.com/aboutme.html");

	 curl_easy_perform(curl);
       }

AVAILABILITY
       If built	with HTTP support

RETURN VALUE
       Returns	CURLE_OK  if  HTTP support is enabled, CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if
       not, or CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY if there was	insufficient heap space.

SEE ALSO
       CURLOPT_USERAGENT(3), CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER(3),

libcurl	7.54.1		       December	21, 2016	    CURLOPT_REFERER(3)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | DEFAULT | PROTOCOLS | EXAMPLE | AVAILABILITY | RETURN VALUE | SEE ALSO

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