.htaccess symbolic link

Posted on 2006-04-12
Last Modified: 2008-03-06
I need a symlink done via .htaccess for my blog site, but I suck at .htaccess. Can anyne help?

I need images to show even when called from a non-existant directory.


images stores in:


directory called in url:

/note/[user's id]/getting-on-track.html

See the problem here:

But images ok here:
Question by:zerofunk
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    Accepted Solution

    This page looks bad formatted in Mozilla...

    You are using Apache 2.0.53
    You may create alias /images, that will be visible from all subdirectories. This feature is called 'aliases', not 'symlinks'.
    Here is a manual on how to create aliases:
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    Also note, that this directive should be placed in httpd.conf global config, not in .htaccess

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