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How do I load an image from a taxonomy custom field into a custom location on the taxonomy page template?

It's easy to accomplish it when the image is in a node. The following code works for images, but it doesn't work for taxonomy pages.

    {{ file_url(node.field_reference_background.entity.uri.value) }}

How can I accomplish the same for taxonomy pages?

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Only entities from type node are loaded in the page template by default. If you want this for other entity types you have to add custom code to page preprocess:

function mytheme_preprocess_page(&$variables) {
  if (\Drupal::routeMatch()->getRouteName() == 'entity.taxonomy_term.canonical') {
    $term = \Drupal::routeMatch()->getParameter('taxonomy_term');
    $variables['term'] = $term;
  }
}

Then you can access the fields from the term in page--taxonomy.html.twig:

{{ file_url(term.field_image.entity.uri.value) }}
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  • You are the man! That is exactly what I was looking for! Many thanks!!! ++ – Elmore Ellis Feb 18 '17 at 18:06
  • is there a way to also exclude the newly declared field from further output on the page? I see that if you remove it from the display it will not show further but I wonder if theres a way I can do that purely with the theme? – Elmore Ellis Feb 18 '17 at 22:48
  • If you want to exclude the field in twig, then put {{ content|without('field_name') }} in taxonomy-term.html.twig. – 4k4 Feb 19 '17 at 9:00

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