Hotlink protection prevents other websites from directly linking to files (as specified below) on your website. Other sites will still be able to link to any file type that you don’t specify below (i.e., HTML files).
An example of hot linking would be using an <img> tag to display an image from your site somewhere else on the Web. The end result is that the other site is stealing your bandwidth. List all sites below from which you wish to allow direct links. This system attempts to add all sites it knows you own to the list; however, you may need to add others.
It prevents other websites from directly linking to files on your website.
Login to cpanel and main page will open then go to the security section and click on the hotlink protection button.
After clicking on hotlink protection you will be redirected to
When this page will open then click on enable button. After clicking on this button you will get a message saying you’re hotlink protection has been enabled.
You can also Block direct access for these extensions (separate by commas).
After clicking on submit your hotlink protection will be enabled.