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    should i put shared images to different pages in one image folder or should i put a copy of the image in a folder to each page. could i have a image folder for page elements and a image folder for products and so forth any knowledge would be appreciated thanx I am designing a ecommerence site


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    You can have your files in as many or as little folders as you like. It's simply personal preference.

    Quote Originally Posted by paulbailey
    could i have a image folder for page elements and a image folder for products and so forth
    That would work fine!

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    My own recommendation would be to make the site as structured as possible. In terms of paths to includes and images make them absolute; that way if you wish to move pages at a later time to a different directory in the structure you can do it without thinking.

    In other words....
    <root>/images -> images here
    <root>/includes -> includes here (ie. SSI, CSS, Javascript)

    And whenever you include an image <img src="/includes/myimg.jpg" />

    I would also consider giving each specific content area its own directory; so also...


    ...enables you to say to folks "go to" or set up a subdomain rather than "go to" or similar which, imho, never looks as good.


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