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11-17-2010, 05:18 PM
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Looking for guidance on how to most easily handle images on a site i'm building. Its a basic site allowing users to login and update details - want funrtionality whereby they can add images which will then be displayed. Obviously i could take the images in and store them as BLOB type on a mySQL table. Is this easy to do? Also could i simply create a form where the images could be attached to an email and sent to me for storage in an images folder on the web server or alternatively allow users to add images to the images file on the web server. Any guidance, thoughts appreciated.
Leave the database for data and the filesystem for files.Just upload the images to a folder and have them linked to from the database If you dont want them to be directly accessed immediately just upload them below the webroot.
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