In this article, we will show you how you can add your first footer to your SharePoint Site
STEP 1: COPY FOOTER TEMPLATE
We have prepared a few footer examples for you. You can find all templates here.
Enable Allow to copy single ShortPoint bar and then copy any of the footer templates:
STEP 2: OPEN SHORTPOINT GENERATOR
The next step is to create your first footer on your site.
If you are using SharePoint 2013 or 2016 on premise, go to Site Settings > ShortPoint Dashboard:
If you are using SharePoint Online and Office 365, go to Site Content and then click ShortPoint App:
If you are using SharePoint SPFx and Office 365, go to Site Contents and then click ShortPoint Dashboard:
You will be now in ShortPoint Dashboard.
Click ShortPoint Generator.
STEP 3: PASTE THE FOOTER INTO SHORTPOINT GENERATOR
Give the name of your footer element, and be sure to select Footer as type.
After this, you can paste your footer into the content area below. Or, alternatively, you can build your own footer right here. Do not forget to save your changes.
STEP 4: OPEN SHORTPOINT THEME BUILDER
Now you need to customize your site. Select the "Site Customization" and then click on the "Customize my site" button.
STEP 5: SELECT THE FOOTER IN THE THEME BUILDER
In the Theme Builder navigation, select footer, and go to the General Layout.
You can select here your footer created by you in ShortPoint Generator.
From ShortPoint Generator, click Site Customizations > Customize my site.
Theme Builder will open.
Navigate to Footer > General Settings.
STEP 6: REMOVE DEFAULT SETTINGS
We have default settings for the background and paddings in case you create your footer on transparent background.
We already have background color in our footer, so lets remove these options:
STEP 7: CHANGE SOME SETTINGS
Now lets try to add the line before your footer. Also you can change other things like paddings and margins:
STEP 8: PUBLISH YOUR SITE
When you finish, click Publish button. That's it! Your awesome footer now is on every page of your site.
STEP 9: PREVIEW AND EDIT FOOTER IN SHORTPOINT GENERATOR
Now if you want to make some changes to your footer go to the ShortPoint Dashboard and open Generator. You can preview your footer and edit it as well. Just click the Edit button and do whatever you want. For example, I want the first column to be the last. After you save all changes - your footer will automatically update on every page. Enjoy!