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Part 1: Create the Footer from ShortPoint Generator Page

This guide will walk you through how to create a footer using ShortPoint Generator. This is the first of our three-part ShortPoint Generator guide.



TABLE OF CONTENTS


Before We Begin


  • To use ShortPoint Generator, make sure that you have ShortPoint installed.
  • The footer feature is available in ShortPoint version 5.3.3.22 and above. Make sure you have the latest version of ShortPoint SPFx.

Step-by-step Tutorial


Step 1: Go to the ShortPoint Generator Page


Go to the site where you want to create a custom ShortPoint element and click the cogwheel icon.


Cogwheel button


From the drop-down, choose Site contents.


Site Contents button



Select ShortPoint Dashboard.


ShortPoint Dashboard button



From the ShortPoint Dashboard, click Generator.


Generator button





Give your Footer element a Name, and change the Type of the newly created element into Footer.


Name and Type


NOTE: Custom Design Elements created using ShortPoint Generator cannot be applied on the site as a footer. 


NOTE: Placeholders (%%attribute%%) can only be applied to custom Design Elements created using ShortPoint Generator.  Footers will be rendered as is on your site. 




Click the plus icon to start customizing your footer.


add design element button


You will be taken to the Page Builder where you can customize your footer.  


Page Builder



NOTE: You can also copy pre-formatted footers from our Demos Library, paste them into the editor, and make further edits.


Below is a sample footer we made.


sample footer



Once you are done editing, click the Save Changes button at the bottom of the page.


Save button



The footer you created will be stored on the ShortPoint Generator page after saving. You can now preview, edit, or remove it.


saved custom footer



Part 2: Add the Footer to SharePoint to proceed.


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