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Free hosting image linking restriction
Free hosting accounts have hot-linking protection enabled. This means you cannot open image files directly when using global paths like
http://yourdomain.com/file.jpg. This restriction is added to prevent traffic abuses. You can, however get images displayed on a web page by using local path like
/file.jpg instead of global paths like
http://yourdomain.com/file.jpg in your script and everything should work normally.
Alternatively you can upgrade to any of our paid hosting plans and remove this limitation. To check the currently available upgrade offers for your account go to the Hosting Control Panel -> Buy Services -> Upgrade Services section. You can try our paid hosting service risk free for 30 days and if you are not satisfied with our paid service a full refund on the hosting plan will be issued.