Academia Social Media Icons and Secondary Footer

  These appearance options are only available in the WebPublish for Academia service. 

Only users with the Site Administrator role can access the settings to update the site header fields and footer address. 

Updating the social media icons and adding a secondary footer

The Academia template allows faculty members to link their social media handles in icons at the top of their site and add a secondary footer for additional information (e.g., contact information, office hours, etc.). 

  1. Once logged into the authoring environment of you site, navigate to Appearance
  2. For the "WebPublish 3 Basic Academia (default theme)", click "Settings"
  3. Click the "Social Settings" tab
  4. Add your profile links to the relevant social media fields. The links will be added to the appropriate social media icons on your site. If you don't wish to display a particular icon, simply leave the field blank
  5. Once complete, click "Save configuration"

  1. Once logged into the authoring environment of you site, navigate to Appearance
  2. For the "WebPublish 3 Basic Academia (default theme)", click "Settings"
  3. Click the "Custom Footer Settings" tab
  4. Ensure that the "Show extra footer" checkbox is selected
  5. Update the text that you'd like to appear in the footer
  6. Optionally add a link to an external site by pasting the link into the "Custom Footer Link" field and adding the text you'd like to appear in the "Custom Footer Link Text" field.