All the metadata for each blog post is generated automatically from the file’s contents and location. This metadata includes the blog post’s URL, title and publish date.
You can override some or all of this metadata. Your metadata must begin on the file’s first line and must be separated from the rest of the post by at least one blank line.
Date: October 23rd, 2018 Permalink: /metadata You must leave a space after the colon between the metadata property (e.g. Date) and its value.
Below is the full list of metadata which you can override at the start of a file. The properties are case-insensitive.
|Title||Defaults to the text of the first heading in the blog post or the file’s name.|
|Date||Defaults to the file’s creation date. Specify a different date in the file’s metadata with one of the supported formats, or use the file’s path.|
|Permalink||Defaults to a URL-friendly version of the post’s title. Specify a different permalink in the file’s metadata, or adjust the default permalink format.|
|Summary||Defaults to the text of the first sentence of the first paragraph in the file.|
|Teaser||Defaults to the first few paragraphs of the blog post. You can specify a teaser in the file’s metadata or insert the breakpoint yourself.|
|Tags||You can tag a blog post in the file’s metadata or using the file’s path.|
|Thumbnail||Defaults to the largest image in the blog post. You can specify a URL, or a path to an image in your blog’s folder.|
|Draft||Determines whether a file becomes a draft. Can be ’Yes’ or ’No’. Defaults to ’No’ unless the file is inside a folder called ’Drafts’.|
|Page||Determines whether a file becomes a page or a blog post. Can be ’Yes’ or ’No’. Defaults to ’No’ unless the file is inside a folder called ’Pages’.|
|Menu||Determines whether a file appears on your blog’s menu. Can be ’Yes’ or ’No’. Defaults to ’Yes’ for pages and ’No’ for blog posts.|