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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 ReadOnly Property UrlReferrer As Uri
Dim instance As HttpRequest
Dim value As Uri

value = instance.UrlReferrer

/** @property */
public Uri get_UrlReferrer ()

public function get UrlReferrer () : Uri

Not applicable.

Property Value

A Uri object.

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

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

Uri myUrl = get_Request().get_UrlReferrer();

get_Response().Write("Referrer URL Port: "  
    + get_Server().HtmlEncode(String.valueOf(myUrl.get_Port())) 
    + "<br>");
get_Response().Write("Referrer URL Protocol: "  
    + get_Server().HtmlEncode(myUrl.get_Scheme()) + "<br>");

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

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0