Hotlinking Protection in Cloud Web Hosting
There's a way to avoid the hotlinking of your images by using an .htaccess file inside the website’s root directory, but if you aren't very tech-savvy, we furthermore provide a very easy-to-work-with tool that shall permit you to enable the protection with several clicks and without inputting any code. The tool can be accessed through the Hepsia Control Panel, offered with all our Linux cloud web hosting packages and the only two things which you'll have to choose are a domain/subdomain from a drop-down menu and if the protection has to be enabled for the main Internet site folder or for some subfolder. Our system shall do the rest, so you shall not need to do anything else by hand on your end. If you decide to disable the hotlink protection option at some point, you'll just need to return to exactly the same section, to mark the checkbox next to it and to press the Delete button.
Hotlinking Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you don't want other people to use your images on their sites without your consent, you can easily activate the hotlink security feature, which is offered with all semi-dedicated server package deals. As opposed to setting up an .htaccess file manually within the website folder and writing some code in it, which is the traditional way to deny direct linking to files, you may use a very simple tool, which we have incorporated into the Hepsia Control Panel. With it, you'll only have to pick the site which needs to be secured and our system will do the rest. Also, you can determine whether the .htaccess file will be set up directly within the root folder or in a subfolder, when you would like to enable the hotlink security feature only for some content and not for the entire website. Disabling it is just as simple - you will simply need to mark the checkbox alongside the specific site and to click on the Delete button.