Once you’re logged in, click “Appearance”, then “Widgets”. From here, you will see all the widgets used with your theme including widgets for sidebars, page elements, and the website footer. Edit the necessary widgets or add/remove widgets to various areas of your website.
Edit your existing headers and footers
- Double-click the header or footer you want to edit, or select Header or Footer, and then select Edit Header or Edit Footer.
- Add or change text for the header or footer or do any of the following: …
- When you’re done, select Close Header and Footer or press Esc.
How to Edit Footer Widget in WordPress?
- Click on the down arrow in the top right corner of the sections to expand them vertically.
- Here, you can add Text, HTML, Images, Videos and more using the available widgets provided by various plugins and theme you are using.
- Make the changes in the footer and then click ‘Save’
Edit header options for my WordPress site
- Sign in to WordPress.
- In the left-hand menu, select Appearance > Customize.
- Select Site Identity or Header > Site Identity. You will see options to edit the logo, site title, tagline, and site icon.
- Select Publish to apply the changes.
Create the Menu
- Go to Appearance -> Menus and click the + to create a new menu.
- Name the menu e.g. “footer”
- Drag and drop menu items to order them.
- Save the menu.
Removing or renaming the theme name in footer can be achieved directly from the WordPress customization tool.
- Go to WordPress Dashboard > Appearance > Customize.
- Click on Footer then Bottom Bar.
- Here you can disable the footer or change it in the edit footer credit.
Change your WordPress footer text in the WordPress editor
- In your WordPress dashboard, go to Appearance > Editor. …
- Click on the file footer. …
- Find the text you want to change. …
- Change the text in here, delete it or whatever. …
- Now, in another browser tab, load your website.
Footer widgets are a common feature in WordPress themes. They are typically broken up into columns of three or more, which each column containing its own widget area. Three footer widget columns, as seen in the Adaline theme demo. … Backend view of a WordPress site not using one of its footer widget areas.