I have moved my magento 1.9 from a subdomain to the folder public_html. This is now for my primary domain www.mydomain.co.uk I have changed everything that needed changing, also now adjusted the unsecure and secure urls

I noticed that some pictures of my category descriptions had disappeared. so I looked and found out that the WYSIWYG Editor is no open by default (which should be by the settings) In the description I have added a picture. The path shows something like www.mydomain.co.uk/index.php/admin/cms_wysiwyg/directive/___directive/e3ttZWRpYSB1cmw9Ind5c2l3eWcvaW1hZ2VzL2NhdC10YWJsZS10aHVtYi5qcGcifX0,/key/2f044931a0e6fbd04b37cfdc3e7b05e2/

On the frontend this picture is not visible.

Then I changed to static URLs for the picture. Still no show on the frontend.

I then went to the frontend to see the information from this picture and it shows me that the path to this particular picture is to www.mydomain.scot/image/catalog/cat_tea/cat_tea-400px.png

the domain ending .scot is with a different provider where the "old" website with opencart was. The domain name is now redirection to .co.uk

I have looked everywhere to change this path, it turns up to be on all pictures in the description of the categories.

I have flushed every cache there is, believe me, have double checked all paths I could find in the configuration and could not find anything that points to the .scot domain

Hope someone can help me. thx in advance

  • Were you able to solve your problem? Commented Mar 25, 2018 at 13:44

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Try following ;

Go to System > Configuration > Content Management (Under General) > WYSIWYG Options

Use Static URLs for Media Content in WYSIWYG for Catalog’ – Select “No”

  • I did this before, did not change a thing.
    – Sabine
    Commented Mar 25, 2018 at 14:39
  • Well this settings is specifically for changing frontend urls to __directive urls found in admin, so I thought it may help. Commented Mar 25, 2018 at 14:46
  • I think you do not understand my question. No matter which setting I am using, the picture does not show up in the front end!
    – Sabine
    Commented Mar 26, 2018 at 16:04
  • Any Fix for this Issue?
    – aravind
    Commented Jul 17, 2018 at 5:33

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