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How to Edit the Footer in WordPress ?

  • Last Updated : 07 Jan, 2022

WordPress is an open-source Content Management System framework. it is a tool that organizes the whole process of creating, storing, and showcasing web content in an optimal way. WordPress started its journey as an improvement tool to enhance the regular typography of day-to-day writing. But it was taken as a blogging tool and as we reach the last quarter of this year WordPress stands strong as the most used WCM system used and that also not only in the blogging community. In this article, we will discuss how to preview the posts on WordPress.

In this article, we are going to see how to edit the WordPress footer. we can add a new element as well as we can delete elements from the footer. Follow the below steps to know how to edit the WordPress footer.

Step 1: Go to the WordPress login panel and enter the username and password to log in to WordPress. You can access the login panel by adding /login in at the end of your website URL. In my case, it is – http://127.0.0.1/wordpress/wp-login.php

After successful login, your dashboard looks like this.

Step 2: Go to Appearance >> Widgets.

Step 3: Now if you want to remove any element then click on the element and use this shortcut key Shift + Alt + Z.

Step 4: After removing your elements click on the update button. In the below image, you can see search box is successfully removed from our footer.

Step 5: if you want to add a new section in your footer then click on add button.

Step 6: Drag and drop the element that you want to add to your footer. After adding elements click on the Update button. 

After inserting a new element our footer looks like this.

In the above example, we add the My New Section heading in our footer.

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