Adding a Footer

A common request when designing SharePoint sites—in fact, when designing any website—is to include a footer. Typically, website footers include additional information for employees or information about the company, including copyright notices. When you add a footer to SharePoint sites, you need to consider other changes you’ve made to the master page, such as whether you’ve modified the behavior or positioning of the ribbon or have set the master page to a fixed width (which you can read more about later in this chapter).

Also, when you add a footer to the site’s master page ideally you want that footer to remain toward the base of associated content pages irrespective of the amount of content on a page. For instance, if a content ...

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