How To Remove The Genesis Footer Credits


Most folks are owning a website these days. The fact is, they all are choosing WordPress as a website builder. Choosing a best WordPress theme will help you to improve the user experience. While we talking about the best WordPress themes, we must consider Genesis Framework. In this post, we will show you that how to remove the Genesis footer credits in the right way.

By default, Genesis Framework comes with a footer credits text with the theme name and link out to the theme author and WordPress.

Remove The Genesis Footer Credits

Most folks who use Genesis framework would like to remove it. There are 2 ways available. One is with a plugin and the other is without a plugin. We only recommend you without plugin method.

How To Remove The Genesis Footer Credits With Code?

So, let’s begin. First of all, go to theme editor. Make sure that you have installed and activated the Genesis child theme.

genesis theme editor

Now, open the functions file.

genesis functions file

This is the file that we need to add a little bit of extra code. Simply copy the below code.

//* Change the footer text
add_filter('genesis_footer_creds_text', 'sp_footer_creds_filter');
function sp_footer_creds_filter( $creds ) {
	$creds = '[footer_copyright] &middot; <a href="">My Custom Link</a> &middot; Built on the <a href="" title="Genesis Framework">Genesis Framework</a>';
	return $creds;

change footer credits genesis

After that, you will get a success message there.

save functions file

Now, you need to check your WordPress blog.

genesis edited footer

This is how you can edit the footer of any Genesis child theme. But, make sure that you have added the code only in the child theme. If you add the code in the parent theme, you will lose all added custom codes after next update of the theme. Like I said in the beginning, there is a plugin called Genesis simple edits for easily editing the credits text in WordPress. But, while playing with Genesis Framework, you must try to add custom code.

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