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If Image is found 2 b 404 make it a default image?


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Hi all,

 

I am in need of your help yet again!

 

My supplier will alow me to use images from his server remotly to display imges on my website. This is great except he only has images for about half the products. they are all in the same directory and are named in a logical fashion... such that each image is named "modelnumber.jpg"

 

now i have figured out how to link to these from the catalog but my question is what code do i need to modify or how could i get it working so that if the image "modelnumber.jpg" is not found... ie 404 it will display a default image that i set... lets say "noimage.jpg" or just simply display no image at all so the customer don't see that the box with the red cross in it (well in ie anyway)

 

Thanks for all your help!!!!

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You would have to find where the images are being displayed in product_info.php.

Then you would have to include that line into an if statement:

 

If image_feild =" " // No imgage there

Display "image_not_available.jpg"

else

display the image by using the existing code

endif

 

Once you sort out the above bit of code, just make a nice little "Image Not Available" inage to call. Much better that the red "X" which is so unprofessional.

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thanks for the reply John,

 

I have a question though.

 

Will this statement work if i actually give the product an image to look for? In othor words.. if i upload (using ep) all the product refering to there own image...

 

i.e This_product has This_product.jpg

 

but not all of them actually have an image available on the server will your code still work or is it only going to work if i have not specified an image for the product when i upload it.

 

Thanks!!!

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Nothing will work with the suggested code I supplied. It's pseudo code not php. Once written properly in php it should work. What it says idsthis:

 

If no image exists

Use an image that says "No imgage available for this product" instead.

else (if an image does in fact exist)

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