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Editing footers

The footer is the bottom section of your site, below your page content. This is often where visitors look first for contact information, social icons, FAQ, and links to important information.

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Before you begin

  • If your template has "Made with Squarespace" or "Powered by Squarespace" text in the footer, visit Removing "Made with Squarespace" from your site to remove or edit it.
  • If your footer doesn't have any content, an empty Text Block may appear as a placeholder. It can't be removed, but it won't be publicly visible.
  • It's not possible to move blocks between footers and page content areas.

Add content to the footer

When you add content to the site footer, it appears on all pages of your site. To edit your footer:

  1. Click Edit on any page, then hover over the footer area and click Edit Footer.
  2. To add blocks, click an insert point. For detailed steps, visit Adding content with blocks.
  3. To add sections, click +.
  4. To style any section, click the pencil icon.
  5. When you've completed your footer layout, hover over Done and click Save.
  1. Hover over the footer area and click Edit in the annotation.
  2. To add blocks, click an insert point or the +. For detailed steps, visit Adding content with blocks.
  3. When you've completed your footer layout, click Save.

Keep in mind:

Pre-footers

The Bedford and Pacific template families have an optional second site-wide footer, called a "pre-footer,” which displays above the footer area and footer navigation links.

Hover over the pre-footer area and click Edit in the annotation, then use the same steps for adding blocks to a footer. Keep in mind:

  • If you remove all content from the pre-footer, it won't display to visitors, but you'll see the space for it when you're logged in and editing your site.
  • You can give the pre-footer unique font styling and its own background color in Site Styles.

Page footers

Some templates have an additional option for page-specific footers called page footers. Page footers only appear on the page where you added them, not site-wide, making them ideal for small amounts of page-specific content. 

Page footers are available in these template families:

  • Avenue
  • Five
  • Montauk

Footer options by template

Here's how the footer displays in these template families:

Template family Display
Adirondack
  • Split on left and right side for all pages. 
  • Only supports one column of blocks.
Avenue
  • Site footer supports one column of blocks. Display depends on the Layout Style tweak. Learn more.
  • Additional page footers. These support multiple columns.

Aviator

  • Matches content width for all pages.

Bedford

  • Footer and pre-footer matches content width for all pages.

Brine

  • Three editable blocks areas, Footer Navigation, and business information display in footer.
  • Folders in Footer Navigation can display as columns.
  • Learn more.

Farro

  • Matches content width on all pages. 
  • Footer Navigation displays above the footer blocks area.
  • Folders display as page links instead of a drop-down menu.
  • The footer follows the content inset.
Five
  • Regular footer matching content width on all pages
  • Additional page footers.
Flatiron
  • Left-aligned footer on all pages.
  • Connected accounts display on the right.
Forte
  • Matches page width
  • Displays on all pages except Gallery Pages and Index Pages.
Galapagos
  • Split on left and right side for all pages. Both sides only support one column of blocks.
  • Secondary Navigation displays below.
Ishimoto
  • Right-aligned footer on all pages.
Momentum
  • Matches content width on all pages except Gallery Pages and Index Pages.

Montauk

  • Regular footer matches content width on all pages.
  • Page footers
  • Left-aligned info footer  displays social icons on the right.
Native
  • Matches content width on all pages.

Pacific

  • Regular footer and pre-footer matches content width for all pages.
  • Secondary Navigation appears between the two.

Skye

  • Matches content width on all pages.
  • Footer Navigation displays below editable blocks area.
  • Certain blocks follow the content inset.
Supply
  • Matches content width on all pages except Gallery Pages

Tremont

  • Footer on all pages except Index Pages
  • Matches content width
Wells
  • No footer
Wexley
  • Footer matches content width on all pages.
  • Only supports one column of blocks

York

Common footer blocks

Some popular blocks for footers are:

  • Text Blocks - Add any custom text. This is useful for adding an address, copyright, or a text link.
  • Social Links Blocks - Add icons that link to your social media profiles.
  • Newsletter Block - Add a newsletter subscription form.
  • Button Block - Add a call-to-action for people who've reached the end of your content.
Tip: To add a symbol to your footer, like a copyright or telephone symbol, follow our steps for adding special characters.

Hide the footer

How you hide the footer depends on your site's version.

If you don't want a footer on your site, you can delete it: 

  1. Click Edit on any page, then hover over the footer area and click Edit Footer.
  2. Hover over the footer and click the trash can icon.
  3. Hover over Done and click SaveAfter saving, the footer can't be restored.
In these template families, use the following Site Styles tweaks to hide the footer:
  • Brine - Uncheck Show Footer
  • Montauk (Info Footer only) - Check Hide Info Footer
  • Tremont - Uncheck Show Footer
  • York - Uncheck Show Global Site Footer

To hide the footer in all other template families, leave the footer content area empty.

Mobile display

All Squarespace sites stack content on mobile. If your footer has multiple blocks, this might cause all blocks to stack vertically on mobile. While you build your footer, we recommend testing the mobile version of your site.

For more details, visit Page and block layout changes on mobile devices.

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