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Head out to http://www.hihatwebdesign.com/Showdown/album_view.php?album_name=Contestants. You'll see with several pictures I'm getting an error and I don't know why.

Compare the same page to http://www.countryshowdown.com/album_view.php?album_name=Contestants and there's no error at all.

The error is getimagesize(http://www.countryshowdown.com/Photos/Ashley Headshot.jpg) [function.getimagesize]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found in /home/content/09/6568309/html/hihatwebdesign.com/Showdown/album_gallery_view.php on line 60

I've attached my code. Could someone tell me where I'm blowing it?

<?php
//here's my resizing function

//declare your variables

function sweet_imgResize($width, $height, $target) {
//takes the larger size of the width and height and applies the formula. Your function is designed to work with any image in any size.
if ($width > $height) {
$percentage = ($target / $width);
} else {
$percentage = ($target / $height);
}

//gets the new value and applies the percentage, then rounds the value

$width = round($width * $percentage);
$height = round($height * $percentage);
//returns the new sizes in html image tag format...this is so you can plug this function inside an image tag so that it will set the image to the correct size, without putting a whole script into the tag.
//echo "width=\"$width\" height=\"$height\"";
return "width=\"$width\" height=\"$height\"";

}

?>

<?php
$maxcols = 4; 
include ("carter.inc");
$cxn = mysqli_connect($host,$user,$password,$database)
or die ("couldn't connect to server");

$query = "select * from photos where album_name = '$the_album_name' order by photo_date";
$result = mysqli_query($cxn, $query)
or die ("Couldn't execute query.");

$count=0; // initialize count

while ($row=mysqli_fetch_assoc($result))
{
$count++; // increment count

if ($count == 1)
 { // initalize table
?>

	<table width="585" border="0" align="center" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1">
	<tr>

<?php
 }
?>

	<td align="center">
	<?php
	$photo_url = str_replace("+", " ", $row['url']);
	$photo_id = $row['id'];
	?>

	<?php
	$mypicture = getimagesize("http://www.countryshowdown.com/Photos/$photo_url");
	?>
	<A HREF="album_viewer_kickoff.php?album_name=<?php echo $the_album_name; ?>&photo_id=<?php echo $photo_id; ?> "><img src="http://countryshowdown.com/thumbs/<?php echo $photo_url; ?>" <?php echo sweet_imgResize($mypicture[0],  $mypicture[1], 100); ?> 
	border="0" alt="<?php echo $row['description']; ?>">
	</a>
	</td>

<?php
if ($count % $maxcols == 0)
 { // if modulus of count is = 0 then end row
 ?>
 </tr><tr><td colspan="4">&nbsp;<BR></td><tr>
<?php 
 }

}

if ($count)
{ // data exists
 $fill = ($count % $maxcols); // current column
if ($fill){ // if not last column already fill in blank columns
for ($i = $fill; $i <= ($maxcols -1); $i++){
echo "<td>&nbsp;</td>";
}
echo "</tr>";
 }
 echo "</table>";
}
?>

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by:OmniUnlimited
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getimagesize() requires that the url be encoded.  You have a space in the filename.  Try using url's like http://www.countryshowdown.com/Photos/Sarah%20Anderson.jpg instead of http://www.countryshowdown.com/Photos/Sarah Anderson.jpg.  Make line 55 like the following:

$photo_url = urlencode(str_replace("+", " ", $row['url']));

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Dave Baldwin earned 668 total points
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I always get rid of the spaces so I don't have that problem.
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by:Ray Paseur
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by:brucegust
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Yeah, I know...

Even after implementing the OminUnlimited's suggestion, I was still running into troubles. So what I did was apply the collabrative wisdom of this thread and went back and renamed the photos that weren't showing up properly and I got it done.

Thanks, Ray and everybody else. Page looks good now!
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