News Story Thumbnails
News stories use 3:2 aspect ratio thumbnails.
News stories can use photosets to display photography on the story, but they require a rectangular (3:2 aspect ratio) thumbnail that appears on listing pages.
If you do not have photo editing software available to you, try one of these image editors.
Step 1: Create and upload a custom thumbnail image
- Crop your thumbnail image to 600 x 400 pixels and save. We recommend .jpg for all photos and for graphics without a transparency. For graphics with transparency, we recommend .png. To simplify your upload process, save your image with a name using no spaces that is all lowercase.
- In Cascade, navigate to the appropriate images folder and upload your image.
Step 2: Link the thumbnail photo to the news story
- Edit the news story.
In the Thumbnail Images section, select Use a custom thumbnail. Click Choose File to find the image you have already prepared and uploaded into the appropriate images folder.
To save, select Preview Draft and then Submit >> Check Content & Submit.
Don't have a quality photo?
If you do not have a high quality thumbnail image for the story you are working on, you can select one from our provided Thumbnail Library when building your News Story.