What is hotlink protection?

Hotlink protection is disabling external use of your resources. For instance, if your website has many useful images or videos, others may try to serve their clients the URL of your resources instead of your own in order to save resources on their end. Enabling hotlink protection will mean that the resource will only load if it is accesses locally, such as on your website.

Was this answer helpful?

 Print this Article

Also Read

How do I password protect a directory?

Login to cPanel. Locate and click on the "Password Protect Directories" icon under the...

How do I block an IP address from accessing my site?

If you wish to ban a user from accessing your website in any way, the best way to do this is to...

How do I configure hotlink protection?

Login to cPanel. Locate and click on the "Hotlink Protection" icon within the "Security"...