Requirement: Disable Footer in SharePoint Online Communication Sites
How to Hide Footer in Communication Sites in SharePoint Online?
Although the footer section is handy, you may have to disable the footer in some scenarios. For example, you may not have the right content and links for the footer, or you want to keep the UI clean and hide the SharePoint Online footer section. This article will show you how to hide the SharePoint Online footer in communication sites.
How to disable Footer in SharePoint Online?
You can enable or disable the footer section in SharePoint Online sites through the web browser interface. To hide the footer in SharePoint Online modern sites, follow these steps:
- Browse the site in browser >> Click on Settings >> Select “Change the Look” from site settings menu >> Click on Footer
- Set the “Footer Visibility” to Off and save.
Disable SharePoint Online Communication Site Footer using PnP PowerShell
Use this PowerShell script to hide Footer from the communications site:
#Variable $SiteURL= "https://crescent.sharepoint.com/sites/corporate" #Connect to PnP Online Connect-PnPOnline $SiteURL -Credentials (Get-Credential) #Get the Web $Web = Get-PnPWeb #Disable Footer for Root Web $web.FooterEnabled = $False $Web.Update() Invoke-PnPQuery
If you want to enable the footers again, just change $web.FooterEnabled = $True. Please note that the footers are available only for communication site templates today! (Not on Team sites).