In this tutorial we will walk you through the process on How to Change/edit text in the Genesis WordPress theme Footer.
Genesis Theme Framework for WordPress empowers you to quickly and easily build incredible websites with WordPress.
In this post we are working with Genesis Child Theme “News“. How ever the same tutorial can be used with all other Genesis Child themes to edit text in the Genesis footer.
There are also some other awesome Genesis Tutorials on this website, which can be used to customize your Genesis Theme.
First of all we need to install Genesis Simple Hooks plugin developed by Nathan Rice.This plugin gives you an attractive, easy to use interface for modifying your Genesis theme.
Install Genesis Simple Hooks Plugin :
Step 1: Log in into your WordPress blog admin panel, mouseover “Plugins” Tab & click on “Add New”. Now Search by term “Genesis Simple”.
Step 2:Click on “Install Now” button.
Now that Genesis Simple Hooks plugin is installed & Activated, we will walk into main task of editing Genesis Theme footer text.
Step 4: From the WordPress admin panel, click on “Genesis”. After that navigate on “Simple Hooks”.Once you click on that you will be navigated to new page.
Step 5: In the Genesis Simple Hooks Page Look for
genesis_footer Hook.Adding content here outputs the content of the footer (inside the
Copy the Below code & edit as per your website name.
<p>Copyright © <?php echo date(‘Y’); ?> · <a href=”http://bloghunk.com” title=”Webmasters Definitive Guide”>BlogHunk</a> ·
Once you have added the code click “Save Changes“
Step 6: Project Accomplished! Navigate to your Blog Home & refresh it to see the changes.You will see the custom footer you just created.
If you don’t want a Genesis footer at all then please look into the below Tutorial which will help you remove all the data in the footer.
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