Loss of an image with language code in endpoints on a multilingual site

I have a problem with images on a multilingual site in the list and single templates. English is set as the default language. The code is as follows:
<img class="object-cover" src="{{ .RelPermalink }}{{ .Page.Params.mainImg }}" />
When I work with the default English, the image is requested from:
When I switch to Spanish, the request goes to the address with the language code es in the endpoint:


Consequently, the image gives a 404 error. How can I solve this issue on a multilingual site?

You have better chances to get a quick and helpful response if you post a link to your repo here. Tiny code snippets don’t tell the whole story.

It’s not a public repo but this is code for list page

{{ $title := .Title }}
  {{ .Content }}
  {{ range .Pages }}
    <div class="pt-12 px-3 2xl:pt-16">
        class="relative aspect-w-2 2xl:aspect-w-4 aspect-h-3 2xl:aspect-h-2 h-full"
        <img class="object-cover" src="{{ .RelPermalink }}{{ .Page.Params.mainImg }}" />
          class="absolute inset-0 bg-gradient-to-b from-transparent to-black opacity-75 cursor-pointer"
          class="flex flex-col justify-end items-center text-center pb-6 2xl:pb-10 px-6 2xl:px-56 space-y-4"
            href="{{ .FirstSection.RelPermalink }}"
            class="uppercase text-[14px] 2xl:text-[16px] text-white hover:text-gray-300 duration-200 font-WorkSans leading-4 font-semibold tracking-[1px] cursor-pointer"
            {{ .Section }}

            class="font-PTSerifBold font-bold text-[30px] 2xl:text-[42px] leading-8 text-white"
            {{ .Page.Title }}
    {{ end }}

Where is the image in relation to the page?
What does the front matter look like?
What does the site config look like?

There’s not a lot to go on here.

My image is in the post folder

As far as I understand, it refers to the language subfolder. But in my case, all languages are located in the content/news/05/22/mynews folder. How do I take the path without the language code in the endpoint? How to get english path for image?

By default, page resources are not duplicated when building a multilingual single-host site:

Even if they were duplicated, your approach of appending an image path to a page’s RelPermalink is, at best, fragile.

See this example:

git clone --single-branch -b hugo-forum-topic-49949 https://github.com/jmooring/hugo-testing hugo-forum-topic-49949
cd hugo-forum-topic-49949
hugo server

Files of interest:

  • layouts/_default/home.html (lines 15-19)
  • layouts/_default/single.html (lines 4-8)
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