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How to spoof site referrer?

I have 2 pages :

1.php and 2.php

When the user arrives on 2.php, i want to show on 2.php that the user is arriving from and NOT from 1.php

I tried spoofing the header of 2.php using


when i do a javascript document.write(document.referrer); it shows me 1.php

Any help is appreciated.



The http referrer is a request header. The server (PHP) can only set response headers.

Thus the only way to spoof a referrer is for the client to do it, usually via some sort of browser plugin.

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