UrlReferrer Property

HttpRequest.UrlReferrer Property


Gets information about the URL of the client's previous request that linked to the current URL.

Namespace:   System.Web
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public Uri UrlReferrer { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Uri

A Uri object.

Exception Condition

The HTTP Referer request header is malformed and cannot be converted to a Uri object.

The following code example displays the value of two properties of the URL that referred the client to the current application.

Uri MyUrl = Request.UrlReferrer;
 Response.Write("Referrer URL Port: " + Server.HtmlEncode(MyUrl.Port.ToString()) + "<br>");
 Response.Write("Referrer URL Protocol: " + Server.HtmlEncode(MyUrl.Scheme) + "<br>");

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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