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Anatomy of a Jimdo Site

Jimdo sites are all made up of the same parts. The layout that you choose will determine the overall look of your site, and content can be added to your site using Elements. Each layout is composed of five parts: Header, Navigation, Content Area, Sidebar, and Footer. More information about each of these parts is available below. 



The Header appears at the top of every page of your site. You can add a background image and a title to the Header, and the size of the Header is easily adjusted. JimdoPro and JimdoBusiness customers have the ability to add a logo to the Header. 



The Navigation contains links to all of the pages of your site. Jimdo sites can have up to 3 levels of navigation, and the layout you choose will determine where the links to each level of navigation appears on your site. 


Content Area

The Content Area is the main place where you will add Elements like Text and Photos. Any elements that you add to the Content Area will only show up on the page where you have added them.



The Sidebar is the second part of your site where Elements can be placed. Any Elements added to the Sidebar will show up on every page of your site. Depending on which layout you choose, your Sidebar may appear on the top, the left, the right, or at the bottom of your pages.



The Footer appears at the bottom of each of your pages. The footer contains your Login link, and may contain links to other important pages as well, like your Sitemap and the Privacy Policy. You can decide which links appear in the footer by adjusting the Footer settings.