3 Ways To Remove Powered By WordPress Text From Footer

How To Remove Powered by WordPress  Footer Text

WordPress is one of the most powerful content management systems. It has amazing user-friendly and super easy features. You do not need to know any programming language to use WordPress CMS. If you want to make your site like Pro, you need to customize your site. In some free WordPress themes like Twenty Twenty, Twenty seventeen it has “Powered by WordPress” text in footer section. In this tutorial, I will share how to remove/ delete “Powered by WordPress” text from the footer.

How To Remove Powered by WordPress by Plugin

It’s easy to remove powered by WordPress from themes like Twenty Seventeen, Twenty Twenty using a simple plugin. To remove powered by WordPress text, follow the instructions given below:

  • Login to your WordPress Dashboard
  • Hover on Plugin and click “Add New
  • Search “Remove “Powered by WordPress”
  • Install it and then activate it.

Or you can download Remove “Powered by WordPress Plugin” and upload it either from WordPress Dashboard or file manager.

This plugin will remove/hide the ‘Powered By WordPress” footer text from the following themes.

  • Twenty Twenty
  • Twenty Nineteen
  • Twenty Seventeen
  • Twenty Sixteen
  • Twenty Fifteen
  • Twenty Fourteen
  • Twenty Thirteen
  • Twenty Twelve
  • Twenty Eleven
  • Twenty Ten
  • And many more

How To Remove Powered by WordPress Removing Function PHP Code

You can remove “Remove Powered By WordPress” text manually by editing theme’s function.php over FTP or from WordPress dashboard. Follow the following instructions.

  • Login to your WordPress Dashboard
  • Hover on Plugin and click “Appearance
  • Click “Theme Editor
  • Then click “Theme Footer “footer.php”” from the right panel.
  • Click Ctrl+F and search “footer-copyright”
  • Remove the following code and click Update file

Code to remove:

</p><!-- .footer-copyright -->

						<p class="powered-by-wordpress">
							<a href="<?php echo esc_url( __( 'https://wordpress.org/', 'twentytwenty' ) ); ?>">
								<?php _e( 'Powered by WordPress', 'twentytwenty' ); ?>
						</p><!-- .powered-by-wordpress -->

You can use custom text in the footer. Just add what you like in the position from where you removed the code. You can add like “© Year | All Rights Reserved | Powered by Your_Custom_Text

How To Remove Powered by WordPress Using Custom CSS

You can remove powered by wordpress text using custom css.

  • Login to your WordPress Dashboard
  • Hover on Plugin and click “Appearance
  • Click “Customization
  • Fo to “Custom CSS
  • Add the following code and click “Publish

Custom CSS:

#site-info {display:none}

Using Custom CSS is not a recommended method as it does not remove the text originally. It just hides the text that may affect SEO. So you can remove the “Powered By WordPress” text from the footer by removing PHP Code(method 2) or using a simple plugin(method 1). Or you can install a premium theme. There are lots of WordPress themes like personal website WordPress themes, question and answer WordPress themes, etc.. Just choose the best one for your site and install it.

I hope you have successfully removed Powered By WordPress text. If you cannot remove or if you are using a theme that is not listed here you can comment below.

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