HOW TO: Prevent hotlinking in WordPress, redirect to an attachment page for the image, or send 404 response

HOW TO: Prevent hotlinking in WordPress, redirect to an attachment page for the image, or send 404 response

Hate losing bandwidth to hotlinkers? Do you become troubled when there are people using your sites' images, logos, or other picture assets for purposes such as forum avatars, content theft, or laziness? Here is a setup that will prevent hotlinkers from using your images at all!
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Simple HTML DOM baked CakePHP component

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