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Old April 14th, 2006, 08:54 AM
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Hi Imar,

Its working!! :-)) You were right, the path stored in the databse should be //localhost/wwwroot/Barlows/Images/1.jpg and then it works perfectly! I owe you a beer man!

I've now got another question, but I'll put that as a new post as it's nothing to do with this topic.

Thanks again Imar!

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Before you send me that beer, you may want to consider the path you store in the database.

If you store something like /localhost in the database, on your machine things will work. However, this schema will break when you move your site to another machine and access it like http://www.yourdomain.com. In that case, localhost will no longer exist so your images will break.

That's why I suggested earlier to store images from the virtual root path.

So, if you browse to your site like this:

http://localhost/

and you access an image like this:

http://localhost/Images/MyImage.gif

then only store /Images/MyImage in the database. Once you move to YourDomain.com, you can still access the image with

http://www.yourdomain.com/Images/MyImage.gif where the italic part is the dynamic path from the database.

Hope this helps,

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Thanks Imar, that's usefull to know!

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