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How to setup hotlink protection in cpanel of linux webserver?

How to setup hotlink protection in cpanel of linux webserver?

A hotlink occurs when content from your site is embeded on another site, Using your bandwidth to serve the files.

Please follow the steps:

Step 1: First of all login into cpanel.
cpanel-login-page

Step 2: See at right side at the bottom there is “security” catagory.
security

Step 3: Click on hotlink protection.
Hotlinkpro

Step 4: Now click on enable button. Hotlink protection has been enabled.
hotlink-protection

Step 5:
you can allow other websites to hotlink to your site by adding their URLs.

cpanel_hotlink_protection_page

Step 6: You can customize what file extensions are to be blocked for hotlinking.and click on submit button.

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