How to Create Headers and Footers in Microsoft Word

When you create a book or document with a large number of pages, sometimes you may need to add chapter titles, subchapters, or page numbers at the top or bottom of each page. Thus, the document can be more structured and the reader is more comfortable in searching for a particular chapter/subchapter.

Then, how to add information about the title of the sub-chapter or page number? The answer is to use a feature in Microsoft Word called Headers and Footers. In this article, you can find out what headers and footers are, what they do, and how to create headers and footers in Microsoft Word. Happy reading!

How to Create Headers and Footers in Microsoft Word

How to Create Headers

What Are Headers?

Before adding a header to a document, you need to know what a header is and what a header does. The header is the text that is on the top margin on each page of the document. Headers can function to include information such as company name, document title, sub-chapter title, or page number.

Steps to Create Header

You can find Headers and Footers in the Insert menu . There, there are various options for creating and editing Headers and Footers.

#01 To create a Header in Microsoft Word, here are the steps you can follow:Select the Insert tab . In the Header & Footer group , click Header .
Steps to Create Header
#02 You can choose various types of presets that have been provided by Microsoft. When you want to make a plain Header, select Blank .
create a Header in Microsoft Word

#03 If you want to see more presets , you can select More Headers from Office.com at the bottom of the panel.
More Headers from Office.com

#04 After selecting the Header, you can immediately start typing the text you want to include in the Header.
you can immediately start typing the text you want to include in the Header.

#05 To exit the Header, you can click Close Header and Footer on the Design tab on the far right (When you are in Header and Footer editing mode, a new Design tab will appear on the far right of the ribbon tabs). You can also press the Esc key on the keyboard to exit the Header and Footer.
Menutup Header and Footer

If you want to create a different Header for a specific page of the document, you can follow the following steps:
#01 Double-click on the top or bottom of the document.
#02 On the Design tab on the rightmost ribbon tab, in the Options group there are 3 options:
Different First Page
  • Different First Page
Create a different Header for the first document page
  • Different Odd & Even Pages
Create different headers for odd and even page numbers
  • Show Document Text
Displays the contents of the document page when in Header editing mode

#03 Click the option you want until a tick appears on the option according to the Header format you choose.
#04 Follow the previous instructions from steps 1-5. ( Note: In addition to the Insert tab , you can also find Header & Footer on the Design tab if you are editing a header or footer).
Displays the contents of the document page when in Header editing mode

How to Make Footers

What are Footers?

If the Header is located on the top margin of each document page, otherwise the Footer is located on the bottom margin of each document page. You've probably seen the page numbers at the bottom of the book, haven't you? So that's one example of a footer.

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In addition to page numbers, the footer also serves to include document titles, chapter or sub-chapter titles, company names, or document references. Apart from that, you can also add the copyright of your document in this footer section.

Steps to Make Footer

To add a Footer to a document, you can follow these instructions:

  1. Click Insert and select Footer in the Header & Footer group .
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