How to Hide/Disable Header and Footer in Elementor

You may be scratching your head after seeing the Header and Footer over a page/post that squashes the beauty of the page you designed using Elementor Theme Builder. Some themes already come up with an option to hide Header and Footer within the theme Settings Panel or per page or per post. If your theme doesn’t support it don’t worry, this article is just to help you out.

About Elementor Plugin: Elementor plugin is one of the top website page builder plugin available within repository with around 2 million+ active installations.

Note: The option to hide header and footer is available on both free and premium version of Elementor plugin.

Steps to Hide Header and Footer on Elementor

  1. Edit the Page/Post that you would like to hide header and Footer
  2. Within the right side, you can notice a dropdown option to select the Page Attributes or Post Attributes
  3. From the dropdown select Elementor Canvas and Update the Page or Post that your viewing.
  4. That’s it, now theme’s default header and footer are removed automatically and the page that you designed with Elementor will be shown in full view by removing header and footer.
Hide Header and Footer of Theme using Elementor Canvas
Elementor Canvas option within Page Attributes

The template section has two other templates by Elementor, sometimes you can notice more than that from the dropdown which is mostly added by your current theme. Normally the first one will be the default template, then Elementor Canvas and Elementor Full width. At present, Elementor Canvas theme is the only one that hides the header and footer.


9 responses to “How to Hide/Disable Header and Footer in Elementor”

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    Stanley Bradway

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  5. OMGOSH! THANK YOU for this!!!! It’s been taking me FOREVER to try to remove the little white space at the top!!!! THIS WORKED!!!! THANK YOU!!!

    1. Awesome!! Good to hear that. ?

  6. Elsabe Avatar

    Life saver. Thank You!

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    Juan Jose

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