I have a field in each record called ‘image’. Algolia displays it intelligently, both on the dashboard and in a UI demo.
For the UI demo, we can specify the image field to be used. I think ‘image’ was detected automatically :
With the dashboard, I’ve seen Algolia use a field called image, as it does here. In another index where there was no ‘image’, Algolia displayed my ‘avatar’ field:
A dashboard image url:
And a UI Demo one:
As mentioned above, it’s not enough to just add an image URL after /80/… it needs to be first viewed via the demo.