How to add and edit WordPress footer widgets in Blocksy

Step by step guide on how to edit your footer widget content if you use the Blocksy theme in WordPress, including video explanation.
4 Mar, 2023

Introduction – Editing WordPress footer area

Updating the footer area content in WordPress is an important task for website owners to keep their website’s footer up-to-date and relevant. In this article, we will explain how to update the footer area content in WordPress using the Blocksy theme.

Even if you’re not using Blocksy, you should find that most modern WordPress themes allow customisation of the footer area in a simial way.

For those who prefer to watch a video explanation, scroll to the end of this post.

The instructions show you how to add a footer area to your Blocksy website, but if your footer area already exists you’ll also see how to update it.

Step 1: Log in to your WordPress dashboard

To update the footer widget area content in WordPress using Blocksy, you need to log in to your WordPress dashboard. Enter your username and password, and click on the “Log In” button.

Step 2: Access the Blocksy Theme Customizer

After logging in to your WordPress dashboard, click on “Appearance” and select “Customize”. This will take you to the Blocksy Theme Customizer.

Step 3: Navigate to the Footer Area

Once you are in the Blocksy Theme Customizer, you need to navigate to the Footer area. Click on “Footer” to expand the options.

Step 4: Choose the type of footer layout

Blocksy allows you to choose from different types of footer layouts. You can choose from the full-width footer, centered footer, and other options. Select the type of footer layout you want to use.

Step 5: Add Footer Content

After selecting the footer layout, you can add content to your footer. Blocksy provides several options to add content to your footer, including widgets and a custom HTML block. The video below will show you directly how to do this.

To add widgets to your footer, click on “Widgets” in the Footer area, and select the widget you want to add. You can choose from several widgets such as the Text widget, Social Icons widget, and more. Drag and drop the widget to the footer area and configure it as per your needs.

If you want to add a custom HTML block to your footer, click on “HTML” in the Footer area, and then click on “Add Block.” You can then add your HTML code to the block.

Step 6: Save Changes

Once you have added the content to your footer, click on the “Publish” button to save the changes.


In conclusion, adding or updating the footer area content in WordPress using Blocksy is an easy and straightforward process. With the Blocksy Theme Customizer, you can easily customize the footer area of your website and add your content to it.

Video explanation : How to edit footer content in the WordPress Blocksy theme

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