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ive been working on a social media website where you can upload images and videos and follow other users.

I managed to upload and display uploaded files to the website.

I used FileField to load the image and video files, but when I implement it in my Template it shows both spaces, because there both using the same source url {{ source.file.url }}

models.py

Python
class Post(models.Model):
    title = models.CharField(max_length=150)
    file =  models.FileField(upload_to='uploads/%Y-%m-%d')


models code works perfectly

feeds.html

Python
{% if post.file.url %}
    <video class="video-context" width="500px" height="500px" controls>
      <source src="{{ post.file.url }}" type="video/mp4">
  </video>
  {% endif %}
 
  {% if post.file.url %}
  <img class="image-context" src="{{ post.file.url }}" type="image/jpg" type="image/jpeg">
  {% endif %}


So if I upload a Image, the Image is shown, but with an Empty Video Player over the Image.

When I upload a Video, the Video is shown, but with a Image Icon underneath it.


How can I just display the file thats uploaded?


How is it possible to difference the upload types, but still using FileField?

What I have tried:

I tried to do different IF Statements like:

HTML
{% if type='image/jpg' %}
<video>
{% else %}
<img>


But that didnt work.
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Gerry Schmitz 25-Jul-22 20:53pm    
Both your "ifs" are the same; you're showing both classes at the same time: " ... video with image icon underneath ...". You need to hide one or the other.
Berk Ö. 26-Jul-22 4:29am    
Yeah thats my problem, but I have no idea how to hide one from another. Any Ideas?
Richard MacCutchan 26-Jul-22 4:34am    
You need to use a different name for the different file types. The HTML code cannot tell what you want since it uses exactly the same name for both.
Berk Ö. 26-Jul-22 4:35am    
Yeah i tried if statements with not the post.file.url, but the type, that looked like this: {% if type(video/mp4) %} but that didnt worked out.
Richard MacCutchan 26-Jul-22 6:45am    
No that will not work. You need a different reference in your model.

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