Support » Plugin: Redirection » Pass referrer to target URL?

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    I am wondering if it is possible to pass the original referrer via a URL parameter to the target.

    For example, if someone clicked a link on, and arrived on

    If I were to redirect them to, could I somehow append the referral like

    The reason I’m looking for this solution is that many incoming referrals to pages I’ve redirected, are being stored as Direct traffic in Google Analytics, and I would like to get more visibility into that traffic.

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  • Plugin Author John Godley


    You need to add the referrer yourself to the URL. It’s not a reliable source of information otherwise.

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