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Broken Images in Admin view

Thread began 3/21/2012 12:00 pm by Jared Lui | Last modified 3/22/2012 12:01 pm by Jared Lui | 579 views | 3 replies |

Jared Lui

Broken Images in Admin view

I'm sure I have a path setting wrong somewhere.

All images on the live site are fine. However they are all broken on the admin side.

Here is an example path to one of them:
pict-2.gif

Obviously the path should not include "admin_cms" but I don't know what file(s) to edit where it wont screw up the path on the server.

Thanks in advance.

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Jared Lui

Another question

Why is the code produced by the WebAssist > CMS > add Content to PCMS different from the code in the Developer Notes section in the Admin?

Is one wrong? One has an include statement and the other does not.

Added by the "add Content to PCMS":
<?php echo WA_getCMSContent($database_PowerCMSConnection, $PowerCMSConnection, 'Shared', 'Menu'); ?>

In the Developers Notes:
<?php
include('/home/dwiautho/public_html/WA_CMS/addtosite.php');
echo WA_getCMSContent($database_PowerCMSConnection, $PowerCMSConnection, 'Shared', 'Menu', false);
?>

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

I have created a support ticket so we can look into this issue further.

To view and edit your support ticket, please log into your support history:
supporthistory.php

If anyone else is experiencing this same issue, please append to this thread.

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Jared Lui

Fixed - Thanks Ray!

Here is the answer in case anyone comes across this with the same issue. Most likely this is old news and I was the only one that had the issue.

It's as simple as making sure your paths are site relative rather than just page relative so that they can be read from any directory properly. For example on my index page an image link with a correct path of: images/thisimage.jpg which works fine in the site, is broken in the admin_cms directory. Adding a "/" in front makes it accessible from anywhere: /images/thisimage.jpg

I know, duh!

The answer to my second question regarding the difference in the code in developer notes and what is produced in dreamweaver is the include in developer notes is already covered in the "require_once" code at the beginning of the page. Makes sense now.

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