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using jquery replace the last 2 letters before .jpg in a link path of a anchor tag

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Hi Everyone,

I am currently display product additional image like below. You'll notice that the anchor tag href is basically the same name except the last 2 letters before the .jpg is changed to lg or Lg or LG from sm or Sm or SM

I can't hardcode them as they are dynamically called from the db for the image tag, I am trying to populate the anchor href using these values but need to change those 2 letters.

Any advice or example is appreciated


<div class="product-images">
<ul id="thumbnails1" class="thumbnails">
<li><a href="graphics/00000001/TKEco-lg.jpg"><img src="graphics/00000001/TKEco-sm.jpg"  /></a></li>
<li><a href="graphics/00000001/ToolApronLg.jpg"><img src="graphics/00000001/ToolApronSm.jpg" /></a></li>
</ul>
</div>

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by:leakim971
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jQuery(function($) { // similar do document.ready

$("img", each(function() {
        var oldSrc = $(this).attr("src");
        var newTwoLetters = "AZ";
        var newSrc = oldSrc.replace(/^([^-]*-)..(\.jpg)$/,"$1" + newtwoLetter + "$2");
        $(this).attr("src", newSrc);
});

});

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by:niceoneishere
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Thanks for replying sir one question how Should I reference this to apply only to the <a> tags href that are in the ul#thumbnails1
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by:leakim971
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$("img" -> $("#thumbnails1 a"
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by:niceoneishere
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Thanks I added this to my product page but its not working. Please ignore the colorbox code

	 <script type="text/javascript">
	 $(document).ready(function(){
		$('.colorbox').colorbox({
			overlayClose: true,
			opacity: 0.8,
			maxHeight: 550,
			maxWidth: 550,
			width:'100%'
		});
	
       $("#thumbnails1 a", each(function() {
        var oldSrc = $(this).attr("src");
        var newTwoLetters = "AZ";
        var newSrc = oldSrc.replace(/^([^-]*-)..(\.jpg)$/,"$1" + newtwoLetter + "$2");
        $(this).attr("src", newSrc);
       });		
	 });
	</script>

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by:leakim971
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Replace "src" by "href"
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by:niceoneishere
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Sadly its still not working, anyway I can send you my website link in an email so you can see it

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Here a test page with the code fixed : http://jsfiddle.net/a1ysw899/

$("#thumbnails1 a").each(function() {
        var oldSrc = $(this).attr("href");
        var newTwoLetters = "AZ";
        var newSrc = oldSrc.replace(/^(.*)..(\.jpg)$/,"$1" + newTwoLetters + "$2");
        $(this).attr("href", newSrc);
});

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by:niceoneishere
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Ok I made the change as you gave now it replaces all the <a tag last 2 letters before .jpg to AZ

So I replaced the var newTwoLetters = "Lg" and it works.  Is that correct
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by:leakim971
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yes, if you want to check, use the test page
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by:Michel Plungjan
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Currently the change will change all xx.jpg to Lg.jpg
If you need to change
sm to lg
SM to LG
Sm to Lg
you need to do something like

 
var letters = oldSrc.substr(oldSrc.indexOf(".jpg")-2,2);
var newSrc = oldSrc.replace(letters+".jpg",{"sm":"lg","SM":"LG","Sm":"Lg"}[letters]+".jpg");

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Thanks and appreciate it
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