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How do I configure hotlink protection?

Login to cPanel. Locate and click on the "Hotlink Protection" icon within the "Security" category. To enable/disable Hotlink protection, click on the "Enable" or "Disable" button. Under...


How to protect a folder with username and password in cPanel?

You can lock a directory with password by using the cPanel "Password Protected Directories" Option.1. Log into your cPanel account.2. In the "Files" section, click on "Directory Privacy" Icon. 3....


Strong Password Guidelines

A strong password:has at least 15 characters;has uppercase letters;has lowercase letters;has numbers;has symbols, such as ` ! " ? $ ? % ^ & * ( ) _ - + = { [ } ] : ; @ ' ~ # | \ < , > . ?...


What is hotlink protection?

Hotlink protection is disabling external use of your resources. For instance, if your website has many useful images or videos, others may try to serve their clients the URL of your resources...


How to blacklist an IP Address to deny it access to your website?

You can lock directory with a password by using cPanel "Password Protected Directories" option.1. Log into your cPanel account.2. In the "Security" section, click on "IP Blocker" Icon. 3. Under...


How to protect your website's images from an external website?

External Website can use < img /> tag to display an image from your site somewhere else on the internet and The end result of this is that the other website steals your bandwidth.1. Log into...


How to ban any IP Address via .htaccess?

If someone is trying to hack your website or you want to block their IP Address, you can add this line to your .htaccess file.order allow,denydeny from IP-ADDRESSallow from allReplace "IP-ADDRESS"...


How to disable directory browsing using .htaccess?

For security purposes, we recommend that you to disable directory browsing on your website so no one can see the files/folders of your website.You can disable Directory Browsing by adding this line...


How to protect your .htaccess file?

For security purpose we recommended you to prevent access to your .htaccess file from unauthorized access.Add this code to your .htaccess file:# .htaccess protectionorder allow,denydeny from...


How to restrict directory access by IP address?

In order to secure your admin area from hackers, we recommended you to allow access only from your selected IP to your admin directory. You just need to create an .htaccess file in the directory...


How to Enable or Disable Mod Security in cPanel?

Is your IP frequently blocked when you access a wordpress admin area or any type of script with a web browser? Are you left with the feeling that your IP is blocked or that the server is down or...


How to Enable the Two-Factor Authentication on Your cPanel Account?

Security is important for our data safety and we recommended you to enable the Two-Factor Authentication(2FA) on your cPanel account so that hackers will be unable to access your cPanel account...


How to Disable the Two-Factor Authentication on Your cPanel Account?

If you want to remove the Two-Factor Authentication from your cPanel account, follow this instruction.1. Log into your cPanel account.2. In the "Security" section, click on the "Two-Factor...