Frequently Asked Hosting Questions
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How do I prevent image hotlinking?
How do I Preventing Image HotLinking?
Sometimes, you want to prevent others from linking to your pictures. To do so, first log into vDeck and click on Preferences.
Make sure system files has a check in the box (which means it is enabled). If it does not, put a check and click update at the bottom.
Next, click on Host Manager.
Click on File Manager.
We need to be in the public_html folder. If you are not, click on the public_html folder.
The file we need to edit is called (.htaccess). Find it under public_html and click on the edit option (the pencil and paper icon).
Once you are in the editor you need to type the commands that will prevent hotlinking.
The commands to hotlink protect can also be found here. Remember to change the domain name from vdeckdemo.com to your domain name.
Once you have entered the commands, click on update file.
You will be shown a message indicating that the file has been updated.
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