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Understanding the Top Bar, Side Bar, and Footer Elements

Shared elements — Top Bar, Side Bar, and Footer — appear across all pages of your site. You can easily tweak, add to, or even remove a shared element by clicking on it in the left-hand navigation menu.

Top Bar

The Top Bar serves as your fixed compass — a way for visitors to navigate their way around your site and be introduced to your brand. Therefore it's best to keep it simple. A prominent logo, clean section links, share buttons, and a search bar are typically all you need at the top.

Side Bar

The Side Bar is great for calls to action (CTAs) and circulating additional site content.

Note: The default Side Bar layout features a social CTA placeholder. CTAs help attract a visitor's eyes and drive additional engagement on your page.


The Footer is great place for your contact information, social icons, and links to important information. You can also choose to upload a universal logo or customize it by device, and display it along with alternative text to improve accessibility and SEO.

RebelMouse CEO: Reimagining Diversity “Starts in the Office”

Why women, minorities, and the LGBTQ+ community will restructure workplace norms

Entering a new decade means a new opportunity to change how we approach diversity. In a joint interview alongside Leanne Pittsford of Lesbians Who Tech, RebelMouse founder and CEO Andrea Breanna said that the only way to fight patriarchal dominance is to encourage and nurture more women, minorities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community in the workplace, particularly in tech.

Over half of RebelMouse's employees are women or identify as LGBTQ. Read our full diversity and inclusion report here.

Check out the full video below.

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