Twenty Eleven
Adding a logo to the footer (6 posts)

  1. smithm62
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hey I need to add the client's logo to the footer and have it link to their site. I'm sure it's a cinch but I'm drawing a blank. Any help? Thank you!


  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Do not edit the Twenty Eleven theme. It is the default WordPress 3.2 theme and having access to an unedited version of the theme is vital when dealing with a range of site issues.

    Create a child theme for your customisations. Once your child theme is active, we should be able to help with the customisation.

  3. Bozz
    Posted 5 years ago #

    You will need to add the relevant code to footer.php in the child theme (as esmi wisely recommends that you do)

  4. thearne3
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I'm not sure the poster is proposing to edit the template. I am in the same boat. There should be some way to use the existing Footer Widget to show a logo and link. I've tried plugins, but the link mysteriously disappears when saving.

    I have set up a child theme for other reasons, so if that's necessary, what changes are needed to allow for this?


  5. thearne3
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Actually, I think I've solved it. Put the logo and link in Links and add the link to one of the Footer Widgets....works for me!

  6. thearne3
    Posted 5 years ago #

    My solution is not good. The twenty-eleven footer widgets force all Links into list format - not visually appealing when there's only one! How do I override the list format in just on widget of the footer?

    Alternatively, how do I get an active link into the footer?

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