Knowledgebase: Control Panel Help
How do I enable Hot Link Protection? (Hot Link Protection FAQ)
Posted by SkyNetHosting.Net Inc., Last modified by SkyNetHosting.Net Inc. on 06 March 2007 11:26 AM
Q: How to enable Hotlink protection?
A: Click on “HotLink Protection” (cPanel > HotLink Protection) and click on the “Activate” button.

Q: How to allow direct requests?
A: Click on “HotLink Protection”, make sure the box beside Allow direct requests is checked and click on the “Activate” button.

Q: How to disallow direct requests?
A: Click on “HotLink Protection”, make sure the box beside Allow direct requests is unchecked and click on the “Activate” button.

Q: How to change the URL to redirect when hotlinked?
A: Click on “HotLink Protection”, enter the URL you wish to redirect users in the field next to Url to redirect to and click on the “Activate” button.

Q: How to add extensions to the hotlink protection?
A: Click on “HotLink Protection”, add the extension you wish to add in the field next to Extensions to allow and click on the “Activate” button.

Q: How to remove extensions from the hotlink protection?
A: Click on “HotLink Protection”, remove the extension you wish to remove in the field next to Extensions to allow and click on the “Activate” button.

Q: How to give a URL access to my files?
A: Click on “HotLink Protection”, enter the URL to allow access in the box under Urls to Allow Access and click on the “Activate” button.

Q: How to disallow to a URL access to my files?
A: Click on “HotLink Protection”, remove the URL to disallow access in the box under Urls to Allow Access and click on the “Activate” button.

Q: How to disable Hotlink protection?
A: Click on “HotLink Protection” and click on the “Disable” button.
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