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    Default Maximum number of characters in an image filename??

    Hello Everyone,

    Does Zen Cart have a maximum number of characters allowed in a product image file name??

    We're having some issues replacing product images and the only noticeable difference is the length of the filename.

    Any help is appreciated.
    Thanks.

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    Default Re: Maximum number of characters in an image filename??

    Quote Originally Posted by kcb410 View Post
    Hello Everyone,

    Does Zen Cart have a maximum number of characters allowed in a product image file name??

    We're having some issues replacing product images and the only noticeable difference is the length of the filename.

    Any help is appreciated.
    Thanks.
    Yes... the field is limited to (I think) 32 characters in the database.

    You can increase this by editing the VARCHAR field for images in the products table, via PHPMYADMIN.

    I usually increase mine to 64 characters. You don't want it too big... 64 characters is usually enough.

    As with all edits to a database - BACKUP first.
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    Default Re: Maximum number of characters in an image filename??

    BUT if you're trying to increase it so you can replace the filenames with URLs then be aware that it's not designed to use URLs for image filenames. It's expecting files on *your* server, not someone else's.
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    Default Re: Maximum number of characters in an image filename??

    Thanks Schoolboy & Dr Byte.

    We're just uploading new product images with descriptive file names like... product-id-model-number-actual-product-description.jpg

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    Default Re: Maximum number of characters in an image filename??

    Good idea ;)
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