Show default image if database is null

Posted on 2012-03-27
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Last Modified: 2012-03-27
I have a product website where my client uploads details ie name, image etc.

If no image is uploaded (which means no filepath entry in the 'image' column of the database) I want to display a generic 'No image available' image. How would I do this?

Here's the code which displays the image...

<a href="detail.php?id=<?php echo $row_product['id']; ?>"><img src="uploads/thumb_<?php echo $row_product['image']; ?>" alt="" border="0" /></a>

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Question by:BrighteyesDesign
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gr8gonzo earned 2000 total points
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<a href="detail.php?id=<?php echo $row_product['id']; ?>"><?php
  echo '<img src="uploads/thumb_' . $row_product['image'] . '" alt="" border="0" />';
  echo '<img src="http://thegarageblog.com/garage/wp-content/uploads/noimageavailable.jpg" alt="" border="0" />';

Just replace http://thegarageblog.com/garage/wp-content/uploads/noimageavailable.jpg with the correct URL to your own "no image available" image.
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ID: 37771402

Something like that :

if (empty($row_product['image'])) 
<a href="detail.php?id=<?php echo $row_product['id']; ?>"><img src="uploads/thumb_<?php echo $row_product['image']; ?>" alt="" border="0" /></a>
	print "No image available";

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Author Closing Comment

ID: 37771553
Perfect, thanks!

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