Hotlinking Protection in Cloud Web Hosting
There's a method for preventing the hotlinking of your images via an .htaccess file within the website’s root directory, but if you aren't very tech-savvy, we additionally give you a very helpful tool that shall permit you to enable the protection with several clicks and without typing any code. The tool can be accessed via the Hepsia Control Panel, provided with all our Linux cloud web hosting plans and the only 2 things that you will need to pick are a domain/subdomain from a drop-down menu and whether the protection should be activated for the main Internet site folder or for some subfolder. Our system will do the rest, so you won't have to do anything else manually on your end. If you want to turn off the hotlink protection option sometime, you will just have to come back to the exact same section, to mark the checkbox next to it and to press the Delete button.
Hotlinking Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you have a semi-dedicated server account with our company and you find out that somebody has hotlinked any of your images, you should use the security tool we have designed and integrated into our in-house built Hepsia hosting CP. Once you switch on this option, a server-generated image will appear on the third-party Internet site as a substitute for your real images. You'll only need to visit the Hotlink Protection section inside the Control Panel and select the domain or subdomain that your website uses from a practical drop-down menu - it is as elementary as that. If needed, you shall also have the option to activate the feature only for a specific subfolder and not for the website altogether. Deactivating the protection is just as effortless - return to the exact same section, check the box next to the given site and then press the Delete button.