A ColdFusion mapping is basically an alias to another folder. For example, if you were calling to a file with a path of
You could create a mapping called /test and your code would look like this
This helps to simplify the code.
create a ColdFusion mapping, log into webcontrolcenter and go to "Site"
> "ColdFusion Options" and then to "ColdFusion Mappings." Enter the
logical path name (for example: /temp), point to the folder you are mapping to and click "Save"