Referrer or Referrals in web analysis

In web analysis, Referrer or Referral(s) is the web page through which a visitor came to the current page.

An Example: A visitor is on a blog post with the URL "" and clicks on a link to our page .
Then we measure the Pageview of this visitor on our site ( The reference of this Pageview on our site is then "".

In Google Analytics, the References report can be found under [ Acquisition / All Traffic / Referrals ]: