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How do I get root-relative paths to work with my VPS?

  • Posted February 26, 2014

I’m setting up a non-managed VPS for the first time and can’t get root relative paths to work.

If I use <img src=“/images/image.jpg” />, it doesn’t work. It looks like it’s trying to go all the way to the IP address root to look for the image.

My virtual hosts file should’ve taken care of that, I thought…which is:

ServerAdmin me@myemailaddress. ServerName example.com ServerAlias www.example.com DocumentRoot /var/www/example.com/public_html

Any links/hints would be fantastic! Thanks

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In CentOS 6.5 with zpanel:

/var/zpanel/hostdata/username/public_html/domain

Or, you can try this command:

find / -type d -name username

Note: change username and domain by yours


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whoops. looks like it’s rendering my html. that should be “/images/image.jpg” wrapped in the appropriate IMG tag