The .htaccess files on your server are for making configuration changes to apache on a per directory basis. For more information on what the .htaccess is se our article on What is the .htaccess file and what do I use it for? The following is a list of articles that explain different uses for the .htaccess file.

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2014-06-19 10:16 am

how do I stop the hot linking protection for the whole site turning its-self on when I only want to stop some sites.

I do not want to stop others like google from accessing the graphics which is what happens when the hotlinking protection is on

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2014-06-19 10:36 am
It will not turn on automatically and if you turned it off within cPanel it should stay that way. This can, however, be changed by other scripts that my write to your .htaccess file such as security plugins for WordPress.

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