Hotlink Protection On Nginx

Web Development

I recently created a WordPress plugin called Redirection Manager which will keep track of all 404s on your website and log the URL and the referrer of the link.

In doing so I noticed there were quite a few websites using some old CSS, Javascript and image files from my website on their own. You can easily do this by just linking to the asset using my absolute URL.

The problem is this resource will come from my website and my server so now my server not only . . .

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