One of the newer trends in web design is the so-called endless or infinite scroll. It's great for reducing initial load time by loading content on a "just in time" basis. But please, please don't include a footer, unless you compensate in one of two ways.
I'm Matt Soave, a user experience and interaction designer currently living in cloudy Seattle. I'm interested in understanding the way minds interact with interfaces, web-based to tangible, and making those experiences delightful and efficient.