Working with Headers and Footers

In Word headers and footers can keep pages organized and can give Word documents a more professional look.


Headers and Footers You can make your document look professional and polished by utilizing the header and footer sections. The header is a section of the document that appears in the top margin, while the footer is a section of the document that appears in the bottom margin. Headers and footers generally contain information such as page number, date, and document name.

In this lesson, you will learn how to insert built-in and blank headers and footers.

Headers and footers

To insert a header or footer:

Blank Header or Footer
Active Footer
Info in Footer

To insert the date or time into a header or footer:

Date and Time Command
Date and Time Dialog Box

Other header and footer options

There are many other header and footer options you can use to design these sections of your document. From the Header and Footer Tools Design tab, you can see all of your design options.

Header and Footer Design Tab


Use the newsletter or any Word document you choose to complete this challenge.