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How To Change Or Remove ‘Proudly Powered By WordPress’ In The Footer Of Twenty Seventeen

Updated: February 9, 2017 Posted: December 12, 2016~ 3,935 Readers ~ 2 Minute Read 8 Comments >>


The default Twenty Seventeen site footer has information text stating “Proudly powered by WordPress’ that links to wordpress.org. The text and link can be changed.

The default footer text and link.

The changed footer text and link.

Where and how to change the footer text and link:

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On your server’s WordPress installation go to the WordPress Root > wp-content > themes > twentyseventeen-child> template-parts > footer, and download the file site-info.php

Open the file in your preferred text editor (I use EditPad Pro) and change the PHP code as follows…

Change this PHP code:

To this PHP code:

  • The new link in the code below is http://karavadra.net and the new text is Customised by Bharat Karavadra
  • To remove the text and link entirely, delete the whole line beginning with ‘<a href=’
Now upload this file back to the where it was in your child theme folder on the server.

That’s it.


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