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[resolved] Blank Page and Picture Issue (3 posts)

  1. StandardExcellence
    Posted 4 years ago #

    The solution may be incredibly simple.

    I am running an intranet for my company, and want to have a printer-friendly option so that our employees can print pages for customers. Click the Print Friendly button on a page and tell it to print -> the page prints blank with only the header at top and url at bottom. Also, click the Print Friendly button and tell it to PDF -> the content is there but the pictures do not transfer, only their size and location.

    Is this simply because it is on a local intranet and the information is processed remotely (thus by a computer without access to my network?).

    I think that is it, but just want to get some other opinions. Thanks!


  2. printfriendly
    Plugin Author

    Posted 4 years ago #

    Yup, you got it. PDF's need to physically generate on our server.

    Couple of ways around this.

    1) Create an exception for our server fe1.printfriendly.com (
    2) Make the image directory publicly accessible

  3. StandardExcellence
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Thanks a bunch, printfriendly! For now that won't be doable, because the person in charge of that policy won't allow a change.... the day may come. :)

    Other than that, great job on the plugin. It looks good, it's simple, and it gets the job done.

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