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Configuring custom footers

You can give users easy access to enterprise-specific links by adding custom footers to GitHub Enterprise Server.

Who can use this feature

Enterprise owners can configure a custom footer.

About custom footers for GitHub Enterprise Server

You can configure the web UI for GitHub Enterprise Server to display a custom footer with up to five additional links. The custom footer appears above the default GitHub footer, to all users and on all pages.

Configuring custom footers

  1. In the top-right corner of GitHub Enterprise Server, click your profile photo, then click Enterprise settings.

    Screenshot of the drop-down menu that appears when you click the profile photo on GitHub Enterprise Server. The "Enterprise settings" option is highlighted in a dark orange outline.

  2. In the enterprise account sidebar, click Settings.

  3. Under Settings, click Profile.

  4. At the top of the page, under the navigation bar, click Custom footer.

    Screenshot of the "Profile" page for an enterprise account. A tab, labeled "Custom footer", is outlined in dark orange.

  5. Under each "Footer Link" heading, type a title and URL.

  6. To save the content and display the custom footer, click Update custom footer.