As we explained in the previous tutorial, hotlinking, or inline linking, involves displaying an image on a website by directly linking to that image from another website. Your Joomla cPanel account provides a Hotlink Protection feature specifically developed for this purpose. In this tutorial we review the process of preventing image hotlinking directly via your cPanel.
When you access your cPanel account, you will be presented with a list of different options or services. From there you need to locate the Security tab and click on the HotLink Protection service.
Edit the following options as per your needs:
When you complete the setup of the hotlink protection service, don't forget to click on the Submit button to keep and apply the changes.