homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 204.236.254.124
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Webmaster General
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: phranque & physics

Webmaster General Forum

    
Images non available after move
Silly newby question (I'm ashamed)
Harry




msg:4643611
 12:14 am on Feb 9, 2014 (gmt 0)

Hi. Have had my site for years. Moving it for third time in years. I used a zip.tar file of the old server instead of uploading everything fresh from my local computer.

All images on the new server just won't appear in any browsers. I checked .htaccess, even deleted it. Checked hot link protections too. Disabled them. Nothing works. When I try to open an image hosted on the server directly, I get a 403 error. I checked permissions on the image folder and it's 775, so it should be safe.

What else could I have forgotten to check? Apache using Cpanel.

Thanks

 

Harry




msg:4643619
 1:03 am on Feb 9, 2014 (gmt 0)

Ok. Done more tests. Really ashamed this time. Seems like only my computer blocks images... Removed Firewall, no changes.

tangor




msg:4643620
 1:04 am on Feb 9, 2014 (gmt 0)

Are your images located in a single folder? Might check your paths...

Me? I'd upload it the hard way first before trouble shooting. You do have it on your local computer, right?

Sounds like you've already done some trouble shooting... just start over. It's just time.

Harry




msg:4643625
 1:24 am on Feb 9, 2014 (gmt 0)

Yeah, deleted the whole new account and created one from scratch. But this time, I imported from my local computer and not the tar.gz archive. Now I can see the images. Probably some old legacy code somewhere blocking images that I just couldn't find. Now It works (I think)!

Thanks

tangor




msg:4643630
 1:55 am on Feb 9, 2014 (gmt 0)

Hooray! Sometimes just doing the grunt work is the best way. We all have other things to do! :)

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Webmaster General
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved