This article describes how to edit the WordPress footer. The footer appears at the bottom of every page on your WordPress site. Typically, the footer contains essential information about your site, such as contact information, useful links, and more.
There are several ways you can edit the footer:
If your theme supports it, the easiest way to modify the footer is to use the Theme Customizer in WordPress. However, not every theme supports this, so you may have to use another method.
To edit the footer using the Theme Customizer, follow these steps:
In the left sidebar, look for an option named Footer, Bottom of Page, or something similar.
If your theme does not support editing the footer in the Theme Customizer, you can use a plugin instead. There are several plugins that enable you to change the footer. To view the collection of footer-related plugins in WordPress, please visit https://wordpress.org/plugins/tags/footer.
The following procedure demonstrates one way to edit the footer by using the Insert Headers and Footers plugin:
Locate the Insert Headers and Footers section, and then click Install Now:
On the Dashboard in the left sidebar, click Settings, and then click Insert Headers and Footers:
Scroll down to the Scripts in Footer section:
Make your changes, and then click Save.
You can also edit the footer by editing theme files directly. Although this method is more complicated than the two methods described above, it gives you complete control over the footer's appearance.
To edit the footer directly in the theme files, follow these steps:
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