Product and Feature Updates about Kinja

How the post lead image is saved

Here is the default behavior for what should be saved as the LEAD image or og:image:

Featured Post: the featured image/video thumbnail
Standard Post: the topmost image or video thumbnail

The default behavior can be overridden if:

  • a “custom thumbnail” is assigned
  • a photo in the post has been ‘starred’

*these will always be used when a post appears anywhere ON Kinja via recirculation or splicing.


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Caiti Vincel

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