How to Set Default Image for Content Type in Drupal

By on March 16th, 2016

Drupal, a web content management tool got this name by the misspelling of the word DROP in the Dutch language as Drupple. Drupal is a user-friendly website management tool. It provides different tools to allow you to execute your idea for the project. Drupal also allows you to update different attributes of different content types. So, if no image is uploaded for content in a specific content type, the default image is displayed.

You can set a default image for your content types in Drupal. Just select the image from your device and upload it. Drupal supports a different type of image file like png, gif, jpg, and jpeg. You can also choose your resolution and size. The default file upload size is Fixed to 2 MB But you can increase it as per your requirements. Now, Let’s get started with the tutorial.

Set Default image for Content Type in Drupal

Step 1: Log in to the Drupal Admin panel with your Username & Password.

Step 2: Go to the tab ‘Structure’ as shown in the below image.

Set Default Image for Content type in Drupal - Step 1 and 2

Step 3: Click on the option ‘Content Types’.

Set Default Image for Content type in Drupal - Step 3

Step 4: Click on Manage Fields. Before that just see the options for which page or content you want to want to change.

Set Default Image for Content type in Drupal - Step 4

Step 5: You can see the Image Section in Manage Field Tab.

Set Default Image for Content type in Drupal - Step 5

Step 6: Click on Edit Button To change the size of the image for upload. On the next page just Scroll-Down and find Default Image Section.

Set Default Image for Content type in Drupal - Step 6

Step 7: In the DEFAULT IMAGE section there are serverl field provided. Where you can add your image and give some more informations.

Set Default Image for Content type in Drupal - Step 7

Step 8: Click on Choose-Image button to Choose Your Default-Image from your Device.

Step 9: Enter other details Like Alternative-Text and Title for your image. The details can contain the description about your image.

Set Default Image for Content type in Drupal - Step 8

Step 10: Click on Save Setting button to save the changes.

Set Default Image for Content type in Drupal - Step 10

So, this is how you can set the default image for content type in Drupal. If you have any questions regarding this topic, please let us know in the comment section given below. We are happy to help!

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