Re: simple question for a beginner

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by John Haithwaite @ Blue Case Solutions, Jun 26, 2003.

  1. Try to use relative links. look at the source code on www.bluecase.co.uk and
    you should see what I mean. One of the links dosn't work at the moment
    because I havn't converted to relative link yet.

    "debs" <> wrote in message
    news:gylEa.2794$...
    > hi,
    >
    > i want to host a site on the internet.
    >
    > i have created the site locally on my pc (eg:
    > http://localhost/mysite/default.asp)
    >
    > my problem is that when i upload the contents of "mysite" to the internet
    > all my references in my code (ie: server.mapPaths, virtual include files)
    > are messed up.
    >
    > it's because when i upload the files, they are stored in the wwwroot

    folder
    > of the server so there is no "mysite" subfolder.
    >
    > i could fix it by creating the "mysite" subfolder but i dont want to do

    that
    > because it would mean my LIVE url will be something like
    > www.debbie.com/mysite. i just want it to be www.debbie.com
    >
    > the other way i could fix it is to remove the "mysite" folder on my
    > localhost and develop my code in the root wwwroot folder. i dont want to

    do
    > this either because i work on several websites at the same time, so i

    create
    > subfolders.
    >
    > how can i solve this problem, is it something to do with virtual

    directories
    > maybe?
    >
    > i want to keep the following structure on my localhost:
    >
    > http://localhost/mysite1
    > http://localhost/mysite2
    >
    > and i want the following structure on the net:
    >
    > http://www.mysite1.com
    > http://www.mysite2.com
    >
    > many thanks!
    >
    >
     
    John Haithwaite @ Blue Case Solutions, Jun 26, 2003
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