Custom footer navigation

Feature Spotlight – Custom Footer Navigation in Document360

on January 28, 2019

Creating a Custom Footer in your Knowledge Base can be crucial in your marketing strategy to help get users from your documentation come back to your website and give more information. 

Learn in this video how to create the Custom Footer within your Knowledge Base in Document360 to allow for your customers to navigate through your website with ease. 

What is a Custom Footer? 

You can add headers or footers at the top or bottom of your documentation. The footers are designed to provide key information with aesthetic appeal. Custom footers open potential for custom branding and link sharing. 

Creating custom footers  could seem as an advanced customization feature that requires knowledge of HTML and CSS. In that sense, most documentation solutions assume readers have some level of experience with coding. 

NOTE: Creating a custom footer will apply it to all the pages in the Knowledge Base. 

Basic Footer 

The default footer in Document360 allows you to set up Navigation Links. Up to links could be added. 

Basic Footer Setup 

Figure 1.1: Basic Footer Setup 

These appear on the Left side of the footer in the Documentation website. 

Basic Footer Output 

Figure 1.2: Basic Footer Output 

Document360’s Custom Footer Navigation 

Without hard coding, Document360 with its easy to use interface ensures you can create a customizable footer without having any experience in coding. 

Custom Footer 

There are two themes provided with different Styles and a Blank template which allows you to set up your Footer that will appear at the bottom of your documentation. 

Each of the themes has 2 sections for HTML & CSS section. These could be customized as well to change the colours and fonts for the footer. 

Custom Footer HTML & CSS Section 

Figure 1.3: Custom Footer HTML & CSS Section 

The Preview option is also provided so you can immediately see the output without saving the changes.  

Custom Footer Preview

Figure 1.4: Custom Footer Preview 

You can replace the ‘#’ links  to the actual links of your website and change the colour of the theme in the CSS section. 

Check out Document360 today and customize your footer with ease to provide a nice professional touch to your documentation. 


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