How to Modify/Remove the Footer in Themes?

When you install Wordpress for first time, the theme you have will display branding information in the footer section like powered by WordPress. If you want to remove the branding information of your wordpress based website, you can take the help of editor option available in wordpress dashboard to edit the code. Below I am going to share the steps to remove the footer of your WordPress based website.

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Steps to follow:

  • Log into your WordPress Dashboard.

  • Hit the Editor option available under Appearance section.

  • You will see footer option under Editor menu.

  • Click the Footer option to modify the footer.php page

  • Find the code you want to remove, you can search for the powered by WordPress text in footer.php page.

  • Remove that particular line or modify it and save the page.

Note: If you removed the code it will not show anything or if you have replaced the footer content, it will show new footer.