Enable HotLinks in DirectAdmin

The main purpose of hotlink protection is to protect the bandwidth usage of your server/shared hosting account by forbidding the other websites from linking the content like images/files of your website.

If any website uses the HTML code to display the images/file of your website it will be fetched from your server/shared hosting account.

  1. Login to your DirectAdmin panel. (https://directadmin-de.kxe.io:2222/)

  2. Now move the cursor to the Account Manager and click on the Hotlinks Protection

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  3. Click on the ENABLE HOTLINKS PROTECTION button

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  4. Now you will have to add your all the domains which are in your account. You can add all the domains by clicking on the ADD MY DOMAINS button.

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  5. If any domain is missed, you can add it in the first highlighted text area and then click on the Add button. You can add more extensions in the Protected file types text area which you want to disallow. For the redirection, you can select and add the URL or you can keep as it is 403 forbidden

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  6. At the last. Click on the SAVE button