Python CGI & Webpage with an Image

rodmc userprogoogle-139 at
Thu Mar 6 12:43:08 CET 2008


Thanks for your very quick response. I have played around a bit more
so that both the image and HTML file are in the public_html folder.
They are called via python using a relative URL, and have permissions
set to 755. Within the HTML file the image is accessed using just
"banner.jpg". The actual page displays ok except for the image - so it
has the same problem as before. However when the same page is
displayed without running through a CGI it displays perfectly.

Kind regards,


On Mar 6, 11:46 am, Bryan Olson <fakeaddr... at> wrote:
> rodmc wrote:
> [...]
>  > Python:
>  >
>  >     f = open("finish.html")
>  >     doc =
>  >     f.close()
>  >     print doc
> You might need to start with:
>      print "Content-Type: text/html"
>      print
> Is "finish.html" in the right place? When you browse to your
> script, can you see that you're getting the html?
>  > HTML:
> [...]
>  > <P><IMG SRC="banner.jpg" NAME="graphics1" ALIGN=LEFT WIDTH=799
> I suspect a server configuration and/or resource placement problem.
> The image has a relative URL, and the user's browser will look for
> it on the same path that it used to get the resource served by the
> cgi script, up to last '/'.
> Is banner.jpg in the right place, and is your web server configured
> to treat everything in that directory as a cgi script, and thus
> trying to execute the jpg?  If one of those is the problem, just
> move banner.jpg, and/or change the relative URL. For example,
> SRC="../banner.jpg" will cause the browser to look for the jpg
> one directory above.
> Failing that, can look at the web server's log?
> --
> --Bryan

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