# Article featured image

This guide describes setting up an Article featured image section.

Use the section to configure how the featured image is displayed on a Blog post page (article) within your store’s blog.

An example Article featured image section on a store's blog post page.

The previous image shows an Article featured image section at the top of a store’s blog post page (article). In the section’s settings, to reduce the image’s width, the Style option is set to Inset. The Height dropdown is set to Half screen height to reduce the image’s height.

For general guidance with modifying sections, refer to Sections overview, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks (opens new window)

# Set up an article featured image section

To set up an Article featured image section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select the page template Blog posts > Default blog post.

    Note

    The section is available only on the Blog posts > Default blog post page template.

  2. From the side menu, select Article feature image.

    The Article featured image section selected in Theme editor.
  3. Select a section setting described in the following table.

Section setting name Description
Style Select the Style radio buttons to set the section’s width to Full width or Inset.
Height Use the Height dropdown to set the section’s height. The options are:
  • Natural
  • Screen height
  • Three quarters screen height
  • Two thirds screen height
  • Half screen height
  • 600px (pixels)
  • 700px
  • 800px
If Height is set to Natural, the image displays without cropping. If Height is set to other options, large images are cropped.
Color > Color scheme Use the Color scheme dropdown to set the section’s color scheme to Primary, Secondary, Tertiary, or Quaternary. Refer to Colors.
Color > Use gradient for background Select the checkbox Use gradient for background to turn on/ off using a gradient as the section’s background.

# Configure a block within an article featured image section

A default Article featured image section contains no blocks. To configure a block inside the section:

  1. Go to Customize theme. At the top of the page, use the dropdown to select the page template Blog posts > Default blog post.

  2. From the side menu, expand the Article featured image section menu.

  3. To configure an existing block, select the block from the side menu.

    To add a new block, select Add block, choose a block to add, and then select the block you added.

    The Article featured image's Add block menu in Theme editor.

    Note

    Inside an Article featured image section, you can add, remove, show/ hide, or move blocks. Refer to Configure blocks inside a section, and Shopify help: Sections and blocks (opens new window)

  4. Apply a block setting described in the following table.

Block name Block description Block setting(s)
Background pattern Displays a stylistic pattern as a background inside the section. Refer to Background pattern.
Background shape Displays a stylistic shape as a background inside the section. Refer to Background shape.
Sticker Overlays the section with a stylized sticker. Refer to Stickers.
Shape divider Displays a stylized separator between the current section and the next/ previous section. Refer to Shape divider.