How to protect my images from hotlinking? May 21, 2011 / Updated: Apr 14, 2012
You can change the location for your albums by modifying the zp-config.php file. There is comentary in the file that will guide you in making such a change. Please carefully note the comments, specially for "external" album folders. Also note that server filesystem permissions settings may prevent you from making these changes.
So, to really protect your images from hotlinking you need to use .htaccess (if you server supports this). Here is a little generator tool for this: http://www.htaccesstools.com/hotlink-protection/. We additionally have prepared a template htaccess file you could adjust.
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