CURLOPT_REFERER (3) - Linux Man Pages

CURLOPT_REFERER: set the HTTP referer header

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).

DEFAULT

NULL

PROTOCOLS

HTTP

EXAMPLE

TODO

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.