How to remove “Powered by WordPress” link at the bottom of a blog or a website?

There are cases where you may want to remove Powered by WordPress link at the bottom of a blog or website. Sometimes when you buy a theme, they may also have added a link in the footer.

There are couple of simple ways to remove the powered by wp link at the footer.

Login with admin access to your WP installation

Go to Dashboard -> Appearance -> Editor and then select style.css file

Add this code at the bottom of style.css to remove Powered by WordPress link:

#site-generator {

            display: none;

}

Second way to remove Powered by WordPress link / other links at the footer:

I have just used actual code to show how it’s done.

Go to Dashboard -> Appearance -> Editor

 Then select footer.php to edit

 Scroll down on the php code to see something like below or even quicker just do a CTRL+F and search for word “wordpress” or indeed any other link that you wish to replace or remove.

How to remove powered by wordpress link

How to remove powered by wordpress link

Just update the wordpress.com url with your own preferred and replace the anchor text. In this case, I have replaced the wordpress.com with techjailbreak.com and replaced the anchor text with “Technology”.

Hopefully, you have managed to remove Powered by WordPress link at the bottom of a blog or website by either of above.