I’m trying to set the
linktitle on an
_index.md page because its page title is too long to be reasonable in the menu. I’m using Docdock as the theme, and on “normal” pages, the site menu displays the value for
linktitle when present. Otherwise it displays the value for
title. On the
_index.md page, however, the
title displays even when the
linktitle is set.
The Hugo docs make it seem like
linktitle will be used for automatically-generated links whenever it’s set in the Front Matter.
I’m realizing I’m not clear on where Hugo ends and the theme begins with respect to behaviors like this, and I’m wondering if others might know:
- Is it expected that an
_index.mdpage would ignore the
- Is it Hugo that ignores it? Or the theme?
- How might one achieve the goal of setting a