How to use HotLink Protection in HostGator cPanel – HostGator Tutorial

Step by Step Guide for using HotLink Protection

In this video we describe step by step process of using HotLink Protection in HostGator cPanel.

Step 1. Login to your cPanel by accessing at

Step 2. Enter user name and password.

Step 3. Click on the HotLink Protection icon from the Security section of your cPanel.

Step 4. Enable the HotLink Protection if it is currently disabled.

Step 5. Here is the list of URLs to allow access to your site. Enter more URLs for which you want to allow access to your site.

Step 6. Enter extensions you want to block from directly accessing from your site.

Step 7. Provide redirect URL if someone attempts to access these URLs and click submit button.

Step 8. HotLink Protection is now enabled.

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