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Create Custom Headers & Footers – WordPress & Elementor Pro How-to-Guide

Have you ever wanted to have complete control over the most common visual aspects of your website; the header and the footer. Well, using Elementor Pro, a premium WordPress design plugin, for less that €50 per year, you can. Create your own Custom Headers & Footers, style your menu however you wish, add sign-up forms and attractive social icons to the footer and much more…
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Have you ever wanted to have complete control over the most common visual aspects of your website; the header and the footer. Well, using Elementor Pro you can.

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If you’ve built a WordPress website before then you’ve probably used a WordPress theme. The vast majority of themes create your header and footer for you. You can customise them; add menu items, insert logo, include a search bar.

This can work well for amateur or part time web designers; business owners often don’t have the time to learn some of the more technical WordPress features.

Have you ever wanted to have complete control over the most common visual aspects of your website; the header and the footer. Well, using Elementor Pro, a premium WordPress design plugin, for less that €50 per year, you can. Create your own Custom Headers & Footers, style your menu however you wish, add sign-up forms and attractive social icons to the footer and much more…

How to Create Custom Headers & Footers

The image above shows the website header we are are going to build in this post. It’s hard to get your head around the first time you do this, when you are familiar with WordPress themes doing all this for you. Think of it like this… you add text and images to posts and pages, well this is the same, but once you’ve created it appears on every page.

If you have used the free version of Elementor, or another page builder, before then you will be used to this. It’s the same as creating any other page section, with rows, columns and content. I am using a WordPress theme in this example, the only difference is that this theme is completely blank, it’s called Hello, and it’s the fastest theme there is.

This is what Hello looks like when it’s first installed…

Hello Elementor Theme before Customisation

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