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Site footer #96
Use this issue to discuss the footer component in the GOV.UK Design System.
Footer for GOV.UK sites, including departmental and service variants.
Site footer are used on all web pages. There's also a need for consistent footers for departmental and internal services.
created this issue from a note
in GOV.UK Design System Community Backlog
Jan 15, 2018
We're using this footer component on the new marketplace app we're building for CCS. We're investigating how to make the footer sticky so that it appears at the bottom of the page even if the page doesn't have much content. I've searched the design system but couldn't find anything about a sticky footer there so wondered whether you had any advice on how best to go about it?
Dropbox Paper audit
On 16 January 2019 the Design System team reviewed a Dropbox Paper document discussing the Footer component.
The aim was to reduce the number of places containing guidance and code by:
Below is a record of the outcomes of that review.
If you need to, you can see the original Dropbox Paper content in the internet archive.
Updates to the Design System
The Design System team will carry out the following updates to ensure that relevant, useful content from the Dropbox Paper file is added to the Design System.