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How to protect the image on your hosting from an external website? (Hotlink Protection)

External Website can use < img /> tag to display an image from your site somewhere else on the internet and The end result of this is that the other website steals your bandwidth.


1. Log into your cPanel account.
2. In the "Security" section, click on "HotLink Protection" Icon.
 

3. If it displays "Hotlink protection is currently “disabled", click on the "Enable" button.



How to Configure Hotlink Protection?
Under "URLs to allow access:" you can allow an external website or your own website to have access. For example, if you have a subdomain like demo.example.com, you can add this website's url to the list of allowed websites.

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