# Setting up the footer¶

The footer of your project documentation is a great place to add links to websites or platforms you or your company are using as additional marketing channels, e.g. , or , which can be configured via mkdocs.yml.

## Configuration¶

1.0.0 · Default: none

Social links are rendered next to the copyright notice as part of the footer of your project documentation. Add a list of social links in mkdocs.yml with:

extra:
social:


The following properties must be set for each link:

icon

5.0.0 · Default: none · Required – This property must contain a valid path to any icon bundled with the theme, or the build will not succeed. Some popular choices:

• fontawesome/brands/behance
• fontawesome/brands/docker
• fontawesome/brands/github
• fontawesome/brands/instagram
• fontawesome/brands/linkedin
• fontawesome/brands/medium
• fontawesome/brands/pied-piper-alt
• fontawesome/brands/product-hunt
• fontawesome/brands/slack
• fontawesome/brands/twitter
link

Default: none · Required – This property must be set to a relative or absolute URL including the URI scheme. All URI schemes are supported, including mailto and bitcoin:

extra:
social:

extra:
social:
- icon: fontawesome/solid/paper-plane

name

5.1.5 · Default: domain name from link, if available – This property is used as the link's title attribute and can be set to a discernable name to improve accessibility:

extra:
social:


0.1.0 · Default: none

A custom copyright banner can be rendered as part of the footer, which is displayed next to the social links. It can be defined as part of mkdocs.yml:

copyright: Copyright &copy; 2016 - 2020 Martin Donath


### Generator notice¶

7.3.0 · Default: true

The footer displays a Made with Material for MkDocs notice to denote how the site was generated. The notice can be removed with the following option via mkdocs.yml:

extra:
generator: false