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How to Activate Hotlink Protection via cPanel?

Hotlink protection is a tool that prevents your multimedia content from being used by other websites via hotlinks. These are parasitic links through which other websites use your bandwidth to display your media files on their pages.

The built-in tool offered by cPanel protects all your jpg, jpeg, gif, png, and bmp files.

The steps to activate hotlink protection via cPanel

Log in to your cPanel account (via your customer account or

In the Security section, click the Hotlink Protection icon.

In the tool window, you will see its current status on the page. If protection is disabled, click the Enable button.

A notification will alert you to the activation of protection

Congratulations! You now know how to activate hotlink protection via your cPanel control panel.

Updated on: 21/04/2023

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