Discussion Hey all Just a quick one, how do i put my privacy page in a footer. I have created a widget for footer space 1 but I dont have a widget to add a particular page. It keeps adding 'all pages'

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mslaurat Premium Follow Me
Sorry, I'm a newbie, wish I could help. Maybe in a few months, I'll be answering the questions, lol
elecamp Premium Follow Me
I've only been with WA 3 weeks and don't have a clue what you're talking about! Soon I'll have to ask these questions!
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i did it with bottom 4 one - ist in the black area at the bottom of the website :
www.calleflamenca.com
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Hi - I can't find the footer area
@RICH. Premium Follow Me
It's theme dependent but if you go to Appearance > Widgets you should see a Footer area on the right hand side. Just drag a suitable widget into it and link to your Privacy Policy. Rich.
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Thank Rich - I can only see bottom 1,2,3 and 4
@RICH. Premium Follow Me
That probably means your theme divides up the footer into four segments, so as to allow small multiple drop down menus. Just drag a Text Widget into the first one and type something as a test to see the result. Rich.
gypsyr Premium Follow Me
Thanks @RICH that worked wonders thank-you again for awesome help
Gypsy :)
divazona Premium Follow Me
In the footer widget area, drag and drop a "text" box widget. In the text area of the text box widget, type in a short html snippet that creates a link to your privacy policy. It will look like this:

Privacy Policy

Replace the URL above (http://mygreatwebsite.com/privacy-policy) with the URL of your privacy policy.

Save the information and if all goes correctly, you should now see a link to your privacy policy in your footer widget area.
MikeyB Premium Follow Me
ok thank you very much I will try that
divazona Premium Follow Me
MikeyB, I just looked at the message I wrote and the html code I wrote disappeared. I will send you a private message with the correct code.
Trialynn Premium Follow Me
Thanks divazona, I was about to come up to that "obstacle" myself!! Good to have an answer before the problem arises.
MikeyB Premium Follow Me
OK I got it.....woo hoo thank you
PhilRou Premium Follow Me
Hi,
Where do you put the url? Thanks
MikeyB Premium Follow Me
What is the difference between a main and a showcase sidebar
@RICH. Premium Follow Me
I find "dumping" a lot of non-essential legal stuff as well as Contact Us, etc. in the footer is useful. It depends on what your theme supports, but if it has a footer area in Appearance > Widgets, then create a Custom Menu https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/creating-custom-menus-in-wordpress for these items and then drag a Custom Menu widget into the footer area. Rich.
MikeyB Premium Follow Me
Nope I just cant get it. I have created a custom menu called footer, I have put privacy policy in there and added it , I have put that custom menu widget in footer area 1 and its still not there its listing all my site pages.
@RICH. Premium Follow Me
You need to select in the Custom Menu widget that you dragged to the footer area what you called the footer menu when you created it as a custom menu. :) Rich.
MikeyB Premium Follow Me
lol what? Rich...
@RICH. Premium Follow Me
LOL. OK, when you drag the Custom Menu widget into your footer and open it up you need to select the name of the footer menu you created in "select menu". :) R.
MikeyB Premium Follow Me
woo hoo Thank you so much Rich...ok got it....and done. Understand now...
One more thing, my second puzzle of the day...Where can I find info on changing my comments boxes to captcha boxes
@RICH. Premium Follow Me
I don't really understand the question, "captcha" is a process of adding a security measure to comment boxes or contact forms to prevent spam, not a replacement for them. Rich.
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Aw, OK, if you want to deter spambots, you could add something simple like GASP which means a tickbox has to be checked before a comment can be submitted http://wordpress.org/plugins/growmap-anti-spambot-plugin/
MikeyB Premium Follow Me
I was just told, to improve our sites we need SI CAPTCHA....I also have ASKIMET so do I need to switch
@RICH. Premium Follow Me
Nope. You can add "captcha" but a lot of people feel that it deters genuine commentators, GASP is a nice and simple option, all they have to do is tick a checkbox rather than type jumbled up letters and lose their comment if they get it wrong! You can use either GASP or SI CAPTCHA but I'd recommend using one in addition to Akismet. I think GASP http://wordpress.org/plugins/growmap-anti-spambot-plugin/ is probably the better solution. Rich.
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If i have understood you, you want only the privacy page on your footer page widget. You can surely hide rest of the pages. On the Page widget you have an option called Exclude. You need to put the page number that you want to exclude. For the page number you go to Dashboard- all pages - click the page you don't want, look at the address bar, in the long string u will find a number(something like post=10),just put that number in the exclude box, if u have multiple pages separate them by a comma.,,Hope this will help you.. if you need further help feel free to ask me.
Paul Dean Premium Follow Me
You could put a link in the footer to the privacy page called "Privacy Statement" and make sure the privacy page is excluded from the menu (tick box on the edit page).
MikeyB Premium Follow Me
nope just not making sense this morning....All my pages are listing in the footer and I dont even have a footer widget with pages listed...