As a website administrator, you have to be on alert for the many ways your website and data could be compromised. You have to assess your site security from all angles. Additionally, you’re responsible for guarding the bandwidth you pay for. Hotlinking is a method internet users employ to piggyback off your bandwidth. This could cost you money if you don’t prevent it.
In this article, we’ll go over what hotlinking is, why it’s a problem for your WordPress website, how to tell if someone is hotlinking from your site, and how to prevent it from happening in the future.