Yes that is correct.
Your main site root is: /htdocs/www/
And your sub site (util) root is /htdocs/util/
These are two different sites from the browser's point of view.
Neither site will have access to anything below the root folder (from the
At 18:02 10/07/2001 -0700, you wrote:
> and sorry I didn't mention it properly at first,,
>I was trying to analyse the problem.
>is it becuz the first part of the referenece being the ../
>in <body background="../www/img/background.jpg">
>the ../ wants to take the browser into illegal territory above the root?
>because we are starting from /htdocs/util so the ../ would try to go back
>which is above the root (/htdocs/www) illegal territory.
>just tryin to understand it
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Tom Peck" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2001 5:50 PM
>Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] RE: trash last message ,this ones right I think
> > The problem is that they are completely different websites, from the web
> > browser point of view - even though they are so close to each other on the
> > server... You should have mentioned this was a sub domain site :-)
> > If you REALLY don't want to copy the image from the www folder to the util
> > folder, then you have to use:
> > <body background="http://www.consumergrapevine.org/img/background.jpg">
> > So that the browser can reach the image file.
> > Tom
> > At 17:30 10/07/2001 -0700, you wrote:
> > >Hello again,
> > > DOCUMENT_ROOT is...... /htdocs/www
> > >I have a php file ( showdatabases.php) in my subdomain area
> > >it loads up just fine: and if you click it, you will see my database
> > >structure if you like..:)
> > >http://util.consumergrapevine.org/showdatabases.php
> > >I have images stored in /hdocs/www/img/ right now (of course i could
> > >them, and fix all references to them) but I like them there because I can
> > >refer to images in pages in /www/ with background="img/bgpic.jpg"
> > >course this works just fine becuz /img/ is just down from /www/.
> > >but now I have pages in subdomains as menitoned above like:
> > >/htdocs/util/showdatabases.php
> > >and of course I want to refer to images from those subdomain pages
> > >of course
> > >I don't want to have another dir with the same pics in them..something
> > >like... /htdocs/util/img/
> > >becuz I already have the pics in /htdocs/www/img/ and if I make another
> > >domain called /htdocs/stuff , I don't want to have to copy the pics AGAIN
> > >into /htdocs/stuff/img
> > >right? So,,, (yes I may be getting to the end now..) how or where should
> > >put my pics so the /www/ and /util/ and /stuff/ guys can use them as
> > >background pics?
> > >
> > >what would the body tag look like?
> > ><body background="../www/img/background.jpg"> doesn;t work
> > >what will?
> > ><body background="What??????">
> > >thanks again,
> > >
> > >Ken
> > >
> > >
> > >
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