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Getting Started with ShortPoint Footer for SharePoint

In this article, we will show you how to copy footer templates from ShortPoint's demos library and paste it into ShortPoint Generator. 


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


Go to the demos library and toggle on Allow to copy parts.


Allow to copy parts toggle


Hover over the footer template you want to copy and click Copy


copy button


NOTE: You can also select a footer template from our accessibility footer examples to show that your site complies with international accessibility standards. 



Step 2: Open ShortPoint Generator


Go to the site where you want to add the footer and click the cogwheel icon. 


Cogwheel button



Then, click Site contents.


Site Contents button


Select ShortPoint Dashboard.


ShortPoint Dashboard button


Click Generator to open ShortPoint Generator.


Generator button




Give a name to your footer element (1) and select Footer (2) as its type.


Create new element


Then, scroll down to the content area, right-click using your mouse, and click Paste Section Before Section


Paste Section Before Section


Once you are done editing the footer according to your preference, click Save Changes.


Save changes button


Your newly created footer will be listed under Your Custom Elements / ShortPoints. 


List of custom elements



From the ShortPoint Dashboard, select Theme Builder.


Theme Builder

Then, click Customize my site.


Customize my site button



In the Theme Builder navigation, select Footer.


Footer button


Then, select General Layout


General Layout button


In the Select Footer drop-down, you can select the footer you created in Generator.


Select footer drop-down


Step 6: Remove default settings


We have default settings for the background and paddings in case you create your footer on transparent background. Remove these settings so you can customize the footer according to your preference.


Remove default settings




You can check out Part 3: Customizing Your Footer for more details about the customizing options. 


For this guide, let's add a divider before your footer. 


Sample footer customization



Step 8: Publish your changes


When you finish, click the Publish button in Theme Builder. 


Publish button


That's it! You now know how to make the most of the footer templates in the demos library.


Sample footer


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