How to Remove Footer Link From Genesis WordPress Theme

In this tutorial we will walk you through the process on How to Remove Genesis Footer Attribution Link from Genesis WordPress Theme.

Genesis Theme for WordPress is popular & most used theme framework because of it’s SEO features and easy to customize options.

In this post we are working with Genesis Child Theme “News”. How ever the same tutorial can be used to remove Genesis footer link from all other genesis child themes.

Code to remove Genesis Theme Attribution link from Footer :

Step 1: Log in into your Blog WordPress admin panel, mouseover “Appearance” Tab & click on “Editor”:

How to Remove Footer Link From Genesis WordPress Theme

Step 2: When you click on “Editor” (in step1), It will direct you to the folder of your current child theme.From that page click on file titled Theme Functions ie; “Functions.php”.

How to change Footer attribution Link From Genesis WordPress Theme

 Step 3: Now add the below lines of code to your functions.php file.

/** Remove Genesis Footer Link */
remove_action(‘genesis_footer’, ‘genesis_do_footer’);

How to remove genesis theme footer links

 Step 4: Click on Update File Button at the bottom of the page.

Tip to remove Genesis Footer Link Step 5: Work Done! Refresh your Blog Home Page now & you will not see Genesis Attribution Link in the footer.

While this Tutorial is for People who want to completely Remove Footer Link From Genesis WordPress Theme, if you want to reatin the footer but want to edit the text please refer to the post : How to Change & Edit Footer in Genesis WordPress Theme

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  • James

    It didn’t work!
    I inserted the code at the end of functions.php but it didn’t resolve the issue.