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Does Hotlink protection affect Seo?
Before you proceed, keep in mind that hotlink protection won鈥檛 hurt your website鈥檚 presence in search results. As long as you don鈥檛 block search engines from indexing your images, your search engine optimization (SEO) efforts will be unaffected.
What is hotlinking?
What is Hotlinking? The concept of hotlinking is very simple. You find an image on the internet somewhere and use the URL of the image directly on your site. This image will be displayed on your website but it will be served from the original location.
How to prevent hotlinking in WordPress?
Another option you have to prevent hotlinking in WordPress is to disable the right-click functionality. This by no means is a bulletproof approach but can be a good way to ensure typical users aren鈥檛 stealing your images or copying them into other applications and it linking to your source domain.
How do I protect my images against hotlinking?
There a few easy ways to protect your images against hotlinking, let鈥檚 take a look at the options we have. Most of you serve content around the globe from your websites and in turn use a CDN provider to speed up the delivery of your assets.