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How to implement a "sticky" footer in different types of wordpress pages

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Hi!

I am working on a wordpress website and want to implement a footer that is pushed to the lower edge of the browser screen if the content get´s smaller than the browser screen hight.

I want to use this approach:
https://css-tricks.com/couple-takes-sticky-footer/#there-is-calc-reduced-height-wrappers

Now I am looking for an effective way with JS,CSS and HTML to implement that for 2 different page types and one media query breakpoint. As I am a true beginner in all three languages here is a pseudo code setup I came up with:


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var FooterHight = 157px 

@media only screen and (min-width: 768px)

if pagetype = hompage

         var HeaderHight = 288px

         Set CSS for homepage:
         .content {
           min-height: calc(100vh - (HeaderHight + FooterHight));         // 445px
         }

else
         var HeaderHight = 63px
         
         Set CSS for all other pages: 
         content {
           min-height: calc(100vh - (HeaderHight + FooterHight));         // 220px
                  }

@media only screen and (max-width: 768px)

if pagetype = hompage

         var HeaderHight = 248px 

         Set CSS for homepage:
         .content {
           min-height: calc(100vh - (HeaderHight + FooterHight));         // 405px 
         }
else
         var HeaderHight = 63px
         
         Set CSS for all other pages: 
         content {
           min-height: calc(100vh - (HeaderHight + FooterHight));         // 220px

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First question: Could anybody please update my pseudo code to real code that works within wordpress?

Second question: Where do I put the code within wordpress so it is not spread on different locations?

Thanks for any help!

Sascha
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