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8 February 2011 at 3:35am
I have an issue where I am using a live DB locally - whenever someone creates a link or a redirector page within the CMS on a live site to a page within the live site, but not in the sitetree (e.g. for a director rules added page like www.mysite/Secrity/Login or where a parameter is given to a page - so again is not in the sitetree) they are creating it with "http://www.mysite.com/urlsegment" - where as to access the site locally I want to use "urlsegment".
These are being added to the "external" website - is there a workaround to allow custom pages on the same site but without providing the "http://www.mysite.com/" bit?
8 February 2011 at 8:42pm
Couldn't the user just enter the relative URL i.e urlsegment rather than the full path?
8 February 2011 at 10:23pm Last edited: 8 February 2011 10:27pm
If I put just the url segment the redirector redirects to the just the urlsegment (no $BaseURL prefixing it)
And if I put a urlsegment into the link - it prefixes http:// when I hit "Insert Link"
am I doing something wrong - is this not the case in the latest version? if so it's yet another reason to upgrade
9 February 2011 at 12:08pm
Did you try putting a slash before it?
That should render as an url relative to your site's top level.
Alternatively, see my screenshot attached. This seems to work for me.
9 February 2011 at 9:43pm
thanks for the help but both prepending "/" or "[sitetree_link_id=]#/" didn't have the desired result - the links were still being shown as http://<whatever I type> instead of being relative to the URL. If this works for you what version are you on?
11 February 2011 at 8:50pm
11 February 2011 at 10:49pm
thanks - as I suspected yet another reason to up the version...
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