featuredImage option

Hi everyone,

I have a git repository with hugo site. I am managing it with netlify. When we deploy hugo site, it creates some default values like draft, date, etc…. and we can also add other values like tags, categories.


With netlify cms site, we can add tags and categories values using the config.toml file. In hugo site, if we add “featuredImage:IMAGEURL”, in hugo post, it shows that image as the blog picture. I want to add the same featuredImage: value through cms.

I saw a value for image, but it is showing as thumbnail.
- {label: “Featured Image”, name: “thumbnail”, widget: “image”}
It is still showing as thumbnail. I have replaced it as below:
- {label: “Featured Image”, name: “featuredImage", widget: “image”}

But still it did not work. How can I add featuredImage to the values within the default values? If I add featuredImage:IMAGEURL in the post, it is showing as is, and not taking the value for featuredImage. It should go between — and — lines in the hugo default values section. How can I achieve this?


Can you share the full contents of config.yml, make sure you have all the changes pushed to git and that your build has no errors? Thanks

All my changes are pushed to git. None of my builds had errors. If I have to use featuredImage option, what should I use in config.yml file?

This is what I have as of now in my collection.

collections: # A list of collections the CMS should be able to edit

  • name: “post” # Used in routes, ie.: /admin/collections/:slug/edit
    label: “Post” # Used in the UI, ie.: “New Post”
    folder: “content/posts” # The path to the folder where the documents are stored
    create: true # Allow users to create new documents in this collection
    fields: # The fields each document in this collection have
    • { label: “Title”, name: “title”, widget: “string” }
    • { label: “Publish Date”, name: “date”, widget: “datetime” }
    • {label: “Featured Image”, name: “featuredImage”, widget: “image”}
    • { label: “Body”, name: “body”, widget: “markdown” }

Your config looks alright. Be aware that these changes only apply for new posts (or newly saved posts) so you might need to update older ones manually.

But that is not working. When I enable featured image in collection, it shows an option to upload image. If I do it, it is showing as thumbnail. It is not showing in the website home page. But if I add a line “featuredImage: image.jpg” in a new post, it is showing as expected.

For example, have a look at https://feelit.khusika.dev url. In the home page, there are images shown for all posts without even opening any post. If I use the collection I gave above, it just shows empty without an image. But when I open the post it shows the image.

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Sure, I will give them a try. Thank you. Can you get me an invite to get into netlify cms slack?

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