[ic] Force external image links to inherit page security

Busarow Dan dan at buildingonline.com
Wed Dec 5 20:24:28 UTC 2012

Leave the protocol out completely.

  <img src="//foo.bar.jpg" />

I haven't tried this for images but it works fine for hrefs so img tags should be good too.

 Dan Busarow
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On Dec 5, 2012, at 12:03 PM, Paul Jordan <paul at gishnetwork.com> wrote:

> I am working on a system where I need to host images - mostly product images, in the cloud.
> Is there a (built in) mechanism to write plain ole http:// src's to the page, but have the page sense if it is being requested via https, and exchange any 'http' with 'https'?  Or, is there perhaps a method to declare a variable twice, once for http requests and once for https requests? If so, then I could do:
> S3_IMAGES    http://.....    https://.....    Cloud product images
> I realize I can use ImageDir and ImageDirSecure, but these are only singular solutions. I need to leverage a couple of these (as if I we're using multiple clouds). Obviously I can do a bunch of If-Secure-Else in all my pages, but I was hoping for something more elegant.
> Or if nothing else, has anyone needed to use multiple external asset hosts and deliver the same page(s) via http and https?  What did you come up with?
> Worst case scenario, I can poor man it:
>   [if type="explicit" compare="[is-secure]"]
>       [tmpn ssl]s[tmpn]
>   [else]
>       [tmpn ssl][tmpn]
>   [/else]
>   [/if]
> <img src="http[scratch ssl]://foo.bar.jpg" />
> But... that seems like the old me :-)
> Paul 
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