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'file not found' workaround?

Thread began 8/14/2012 12:37 pm by Airfox | Last modified 8/16/2012 8:06 am by Airfox | 525 views | 2 replies |


'file not found' workaround?

Hi guys,

I am working on a refit for a real estate site. We've copied the database across, which contains the image file names and most of the images have been harvested from the old website. I occasionally bump into an image that is missing. The database has the file name, but we just don't have the file; I have to manually go grab it from the old site. Is there a way of setting a 'file not found' image that would be used if the required image file is missing?

Many thanks.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

this would require hand coding using the file_exists() function:

for example:

<?php if (file_exists("path/to/images/".$row_recordsetName['imgColumn']."")) { ?>

<img  src="path/to/images/<?php echo $row_recordsetName['imgColumn']; ?>" />
<?php } else { ?>
<img  src="path/to/images/default.jpg" />
<?php ?>
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Beautiful! Works perfectly.


Many thanks Jason


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