Putting Your Best Footer Forward

by Cat Johnson

Ever wish you had a bit more room on a page? Feel like you’re crowding too much into a navbar? Where do you put important, yet secondary site information?

Turns out, an effective and stylish place to include information and strengthen a design is the footer. Gone are the days of a simple copyright symbol and developer’s name. Footers have become a big-time design element and usability tool.

How much consideration do you give to your footers? With a little thought and creativity, you can use a footer to raise your SEO standing, legitimize yourself as a modern designer and use this prime real estate for useful information.

Here are some collections of inspiring and functional footers. Enjoy!

25 Impressive Blog Footers

15 Footers With Great Usability

Footers Design Showcase

Informative and Usable Footers

Creative Footers in Modern Web Design