How to Add and Edit a Footer Menu in WordPress
Why a Footer Menu?
How to add and edit a footer menu in WordPress
Add a footer menu in WordPress
To add a footer menu in WordPress, you must first open your WordPress dashboard. You see the word ‘Appearance’ in the vertical list of words running down the left side of the homepage.
Click or hover over ‘Appearance’ and you will see several categories to choose from.
In the category ‘Edit Menus’, click ‘Create a new Menu’.
Give your footer menu a name (e.g. Footer menu). Be sure to assign your menu to the correct location where you want it displayed on your site or blog (Menu Settings – Theme locations). Click ‘Create Menu’.
You have now created a footer menu.
Edit a footer menu in WordPress
Select the footer menu to edit it. Add the pages, posts, links, categories and tags that you wish to showcase in the footer menu by clicking ‘Add to Menu’. If you don’t know how to do this, consult our tutorials on how to add items to a menu. Click here to see how you can add pages (and posts) to a menu. Click here to see how you can add categories to a menu and here to see how you can add tags to a menu. You can simply drag the chosen items into the order you prefer. You can also create submenus. Click here. Click ‘Save Menu’ to save the changes you have made.