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How do I create a sticky footer?


My 404 page, and any other page that does not have content that spans the height of the page, footer is in the middle of the page, and since my footers background color is different from the body background color, it looks like my site has a bandanna.


Any suggestions??

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James B

Hi there,


The default setting for the height of a page is 400px. So pages without any content will display as you're describing. You can edit this in css.


Just paste the following code into Pagelines>site options>custom code and amend the figure to something you feel fits



#site #page, #site #dynamic-content {

    min-height: 400px;


Kindly search the forum and read the documentation before posting. It will help you resolve many issues.

For CSS help be sure to check out W3Schools first and be sure to download FireBug for FireFox for troubleshooting.

James B

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