1. Government Frontend Component Guide
  2. Contextual footer

Component

Contextual footer

Footer that shows different things depending on the page

This is a component that calls other components. For more accurate preview with real data, see the contextual navigation preview.

It will render the related navigation component in the context of a footer if the content item is not part of a step by step.

It must always be used with the contextual breadcrumbs component.

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How it looks (preview all)

How to call this component

<%= render "govuk_publishing_components/components/contextual_footer", {
  content_item: {
    title: "A content item",
    links: {
      topics: [
        {
          title: "Apprenticeships, 14 to 19 education and training for work",
          base_path: "/browse/education/find-course",
          document_type: "topic"
        },
        {
          title: "Finding a job",
          base_path: "/browse/working/finding-job",
          document_type: "topic"
        },
        {
          title: "Apprenticeships",
          base_path: "/topic/further-education-skills/apprenticeships",
          document_type: "topic"
        }
      ],
      topical_events: [
        {
          title: "UK-China High-Level People to People Dialogue 2017",
          base_path: "/government/topical-events/uk-china-high-level-people-to-people-dialogue-2017",
          document_type: "topical_event"
        }
      ],
      related: [
        {
          title: "Pest Control",
          base_path: "/pest-control",
          document_type: "contact"
        }
      ],
      related_statistical_data_sets: [
        {
          title: "International road fuel prices",
          base_path: "/government/statistical-data-sets/comparisons-of-industrial-and-domestic-energy-prices-monthly-figures",
          document_type: "statistical_data_set"
        },
        {
          title: "Weekly road fuel prices",
          base_path: "/government/statistical-data-sets/oil-and-petroleum-products-weekly-statistics",
          document_type: "statistical_data_set"
        }
      ],
      world_locations: [
        {
          title: "South Sudan",
          base_path: "/world/south-sudan/news"
        },
        {
          title: "USA",
          base_path: "/world/usa/news"
        }
      ]
    },
    details: {
      external_related_links: [
        {
          url: "http://media.slc.co.uk/sfe/1718/ft/sfe_terms_and_conditions_guide_1718_d.pdf",
          title: "Student loans: terms and conditions 2017 to 2018 (PDF, 136KB)"
        },
        {
          title: "The Student Room repaying your student loan",
          url: "https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/content.php?r=5967-Repaying-your-student-loan"
        }
      ]
    }
  }
} %>

Accessibility acceptance criteria

Components called by this component must be accessible

Other examples

With step by step (preview)

<%= render "govuk_publishing_components/components/contextual_footer", {
  content_item: {
    title: "A content item",
    links: {
      part_of_step_navs: [
        {
          title: "Choosing a micropig or micropug: step by step",
          base_path: "/micropigs-vs-micropugs"
        }
      ],
      ordered_related_items: [
        {
          title: "Find an apprenticeship",
          base_path: "/apply-apprenticeship"
        }
      ]
    }
  }
} %>