Fix :: Images Do Not Show up On Some WebPages in cPanel Hosting

Problem Statement


One of our customer faced the problem wherein images do not show up on some of his web pages. Upon further investigation, we have concluded that some of the image URLs were not added in Hotlink protection feature of cPanel.

Hotlink is a cPanel functionality that prevents other websites from directly linking images on your website.

For Example: When someone has linked an image on your website, everytime someone browse your website, your bandwidth will be used. You can prevent bandwidth stealing by enabling the HotLink Protection from cPanelTo enable / disable hot link protection, please follow below mentioned steps:


Solution


  1. Open cPanel and find Hotlink Protection.
  2. You will have to put domain you would like to protect under "URLs to allow access" section.
  3. Enter the extensions you would like to block under box "Block direct access for these extensions".
  4. Check the box for "Allow direct requests" and skip the "Redirect request to this URL" box and hit Submit.

  • 0 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

How to Reduce Spam in cPanel Hosting?

Nowadays Spam has become major annoyance with day to day email communications. You may have seen...

Parse HTML As PHP Using HTACCESS File

There are times wherein you are required to parse HTML web pages as PHP. Suppose, you have older...

Can I access Remote MySQL database from your Web Hosting?

Yes, you can surely access the remote MySQL database, if remote MySQL server (where your database...

What Software Do You Use for Webmail?

Windows Shared Hosting With all Windows Shared Hosting plans, we offer SmarterMail as a mail...

How to install MediaWiki in Linux hosting?

Pre-installation Steps: Set up MySQL database Please refer following article to set up MySQL...