How to Add Header and Footer Code in WordPress (the Easy Way)

Have you ever been asked to add some code snippets to
or
section of your WordPress website?
Often you are asked to add header and footer code in WordPress when trying to integrate with web services like Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel, Google Search Console, etc.
You may also come across WordPress tutorials that might ask you to add some custom CSS or Javascript code to your WordPress header or footer.
By default, WordPress doesn’t provide an option to insert code in your website’s header and footer. Luckily there is an easy solution for beginners.
In this article, we will show you how to easily add header and footer code in WordPress. The goal is to safely add the code without directly editing your WordPress theme files.

The Best Way to Add WordPress Header and Footer Code
If you want to add WordPress header and footer code, there are three possible solutions:

Manually, by editing you theme’s header.php and footer.php files
With your theme’s built-in header and footer code feature
Using a plugin

The first option is not beginner friendly because it requires you to add header and footer code by directly editing the header.php and footer.php files manually.  » Read More