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.ashx image handler

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  1. Dan
    Dan avatar
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    19 Dec 2011
    21 Oct 2015
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    I am attempting to implement a .ashx handler to serve images to the src attribute of image tags within my site;

    <img src="contentHandler.ashx?image=testimage.jpg" />

    The following code in the contentHandler.ashx file works fine in a plain .net site;

        public void ProcessRequest (HttpContext context)
            HttpResponse r = context.Response;
            r.ContentType = "image/jpg";

            imageName = context.Request.QueryString["image"];        

            if (imageName != "")
                r.WriteFile("~/Images/" + imageName);
    However, it seems Sitefinitys use of virtual paths for images conflicts with this and i cannot identify the appropriate path string to serve the image.
    I have tried numerous variations of image paths, with and without ~ and /images etc and I have also used the libraries manager to access the image file path from the id.

    Thus far the system error with either, not a valid virtual path, virtual path not allowed here or it tries to get the image from a path with C drive as the root
    not the app.
    Can anyone assist here?
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