How to Add Footnotes in WordPress (The Easiest Way)

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Are you looking for a way to add footnotes to your posts? Earlier, you had to do a lot to add footnotes to your posts or pages. But, now you can easily add footnotes without any plugins or custom coding. If you don’t know how just follow the instructions below.

Let’s start. 

Adding Footnotes in WordPress

To add footnotes, you don’t need to install any additional plugins. Just follow these steps, and you will be able to add footnotes in WordPress on your own. 

Step 1: Add Footnote Into Your Text

Open1 the page or post or write your desired text. Then select the text, after which you want the footnote number to appear. 

Click on the ‘More’ option from the toolbar above and select ‘Footnote’. You will see that your selected text got a footnote number. The footnote reference number is generated automatically. Add footnotes as many as you want. 

Now, all you have to do is write the references.

Step 2: Editing The References

After inserting the footnotes, you will see the references at very below. 

Write the references according to your footnote numbers. 

Last Words

I hope now you can add footnotes in WordPress, on your own. If you have any trouble adding footnotes, tell me, and I will help you. If you liked the post, then please share it with your friends and leave your thoughts in the comment box below.

For you, I have given an example of a footnote below.

  1. This is an example of a footnote. ↩︎

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