[TYPO3-english] links to generated image files - to inside extension Public folder or out: best practise?

Xavier Perseguers xavier at typo3.org
Wed Nov 13 09:10:30 CET 2013


> Just wondering what the best practise is for this sort of thing:
> my extension generates some barcode images and I am currently storing
> them inside /typo3conf/ext/extensionname/Resources/Public/barcode but
> maybe they should be stored elsewhere - outside the extensions own
> folders?  maybe under fileadmin/barcodes or fileadmin/images?

If you generate images, they are not part of your extension, they may
even probably be regenerated on-the-fly. As such writing them to your
extension is not the good way. TYPO3 provides a typo3temp directory for
that purpose, just write to it, ideally within your own "extension"


Kind regards

Xavier Perseguers
Release Manager TYPO3 4.6

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