This plugin will block all hotlinking to your uploaded medias from other website.
Hotlink protection is provided via
.htaccess rules in the
Once the Sazx Hotlink Blocker is installed go to your WordPress admin dahsboard > Plugins , and actiate the «Sazx Hotlink Blocker». and that is all you need to do to start the protection, and cut bandwidth usage. the plugin will create .htacess files during activation, the created .htaccess file will be removed when the plugin is deactivated.
- Go to «Plugins > Add New» in the WordPress admin area.
- Search for «Sazx Hotlink Blocker».
- Install, then Activate the plugin.
How does Sazx Hotlink Blocker work?
Sazx Hotlink Blocker creates an Apache
.htaccessfile in the
wp-content/uploadsdirectory. the .htaccess file will redirect all medua downloads to
Can it be used with any type of media file?
Does it support download resume?
Does it with with web servers other than Apache?
The server must process rewrite rules in
.htaccess. So Sazx Hotlink Blocker will work on Apache and LightSpeed servers, but not NGINX.
Contributors & Developers
“Sazx Hotlink Blocker” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
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