How make the most of your footer

To edit the footer in your Sharepoint theme (such as Read our terms), follow these steps:

SharePoint Online, 2013 and 2016 SandBox Solution:

    1. Open the site using SharePoint Designer
    2. Go to All Files > _catalogs > masterpage > THEMENAME > select the master in use
    3. Find the Footer Zones and add the HTML code for that zone.
    4. Save the file, check-in and publish the major version.

SharePoint 2013 and 2016 Farm Solution:

    1. Go to and open with a text editor:
      • SharePoint 2013:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\15\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\THEMENAMEPackage\MASTER_IN_USE.master
      • SharePoint 2016:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\16\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\THEMENAMEPackage\MASTER_IN_USE.master
    2. Edit the master page in use
    3. Find the Footer Zones and add the HTML code for that zone.
    4. Save the file.
    5. Refresh your browser using CTRL + F5.
    6. If changes are not immediately visible, reset your IIS.

SharePoint CSS Only

    1. Go to Site Settings and click on BindTuning Settings.
    2. At bottom of the page, click to open the panel that says Content Zones
    3. Find the Footer Zones and add the HTML code for that zone.
    4. Save the Bindtuning Settings page

Go to:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\16\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\1033\STYLES\THEMENAMEPackage\THEMENAME.css Add your custom code to the bottom of the file Save Refresh your browser using CTRL + F5 If changes are not immediately visible, reset your IIS.

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