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Hello, please i'd like to edit my wp footer. however when i accessed the editor, there was a warning that if i edited or deleted the wp footer, that the site may stop working. please is this true? and if not, can i edit it? thanks :D


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Hello, please i'd like to edit my wp footer. however when i accessed the editor, there was a warning that if i edited or deleted the wp footer, that the site may stop working. please is this true? and if not, can i edit it? thanks :D
That warning probably comes from your theme that you are using and does not apply to all themes. Some theme makers who have put their links in the footer have such restrictions in place to ensure that people do not remove their links.

The message does not apply to all themes in general.

So I guess if you want to make modifications to your Wordpress footer you may need to use a theme that does not have such a constraint put in place by the theme designer.
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Re: How to Edit WP footer
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If your theme does not allow modification of the footer, Another nice and very effective way of removing the Powered by Wordpress or Proudly Powered by Wordpress is to use CSS to hide the div within which the credits are shown.

To do this, you need to know the id of the div within which the attribution is shown. I helped you check the ID of the div in your theme and here is what you should do to hide the powered by.

1. Login to your dashboard and go to Appearance then Editor
2. Doing this will open up the base CSS file for the theme.
3. Scroll to the very bottom of the file and add the following code after the last line:

#credits {
    display: none;
}


4. Click update file and view your website after refreshing
5. If you have installed a caching plugin you may need to delete your cache if the links are still showing


For other themes:
First you need to get the correct div id. To get this,
1. View the site source and search for the words powered by
2. When you find the words, check the code just before it and you will see something like <div id="footer2">
3. Depending on the theme, footer2 could be any word, but whatever is there, that is the div id you are looking for
4. When you have the div id, follow the steps in the first example above but in your code replace credits as used above with your div id
5. So in this example, the code we will use is:

#footer2 {
    display: none;
}

 
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Re: How to Edit WP footer
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I viewed d site source but could not see anything like 'powered by' but I saw somewhere written ' div id=masthead. I used it but it didn't work. U can check my site naijanewsandjobs.com to help me check it out

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I viewed d site source but could not see anything like 'powered by' but I saw somewhere written ' div id=masthead. I used it but it didn't work. U can check my site naijanewsandjobs.com to help me check it out
metalog I checked and saw the Powered by. Maybe you searched with your eyes but you should have used Ctrl+F for automatic Find.

Anyway, the div id that you need to use for this theme is site-generator
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U are too much. Tnks

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Re: How to Edit WP footer
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I have bin able able to hide d 'powered by wordpress'. Thanks

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I have bin able able to hide d 'powered by wordpress'. Thanks
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