Sunday, October 28, 2018

Remove Default Footer Credits of the WordPress Theme Writee

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Here's a Quick guide to remove the Footer Credits of the WordPress theme Writee.

No doubt, the theme Writee is a great and very flexible theme for personal, food, travel, fashion, corporate or any other kind of blog. And, over all, it's available free to use.



The WordPress theme Writee is fully responsive and mobile friendly. The newer versions are WooCommerce compatible too.

What's the need of Removing the Default Footer Credits?

Well, you spend a lot of time designing your blog/website and you will definitely not want to show Creator's Footer Credits in the footer section of your website.

Also, when you remove the default footer credits and add your custom credits like, "Copyright © 2018 | All Rights Reserved" or "Copyright © 2018 | YourSite.com" etc. as shown in the image below.

Since, now you know the need of removing the default footer credits, let's get started with the step-to-step guide…

Steps to Remove Footer Credits of the WordPress Theme Writee

Step 1: 

First of all, log into your website's wp-admin by going to http://www.YourSite.com/wp-admin; where www.YourSite.com is the address of your website.

Step 2: 

Navigate to the Appearance > Editor from the left side admin panel. After that, a code editor page will open, as shown in the image below (when you go to the Editor for the first time, a popup will open; click I Understand on that)


Step 3: 

From the right hand side menu, go to inc > theme > footers > footer.php as in the image below. But, before that, make sure you have Selected theme to edit as Writee.


Step 4: 

After that, you will have to delete the some codes from the line 36 to line 40 as highlighted in the image below:


If you're unable to see what's in the above image then here's what you have to remove:

Remove these codes from inc > theme > footers > footer.php


<?php echo __('Theme by', 'writee') ?>
<a href="<?php echo esc_url( __( 'http://www.scissorthemes.com/', 'writee' ) ); ?>" traget="_blank"><?php printf( __( ' %s', 'writee' ), 'Scissor Themes' ); ?></a>
<?php echo __('Proudly powered by', 'writee') ?>
<a href="<?php echo esc_url( __( 'https://wordpress.org/', 'writee' ) ); ?>" traget="_blank"><?php printf( __( ' %s', 'writee' ), 'WordPress' ); ?></a>

Step 5: 

After remove the codes from line 36 to line 40, click on the Update File button at the bottom of the screen and… Done.

Now, if you open your website in the new tab, the default footer credits won't appear anymore.

Adding Custom Footer Text to the WordPress Theme Writee

Step 1: 

Log in to your wp-admin and navigate to Appearance > Customize


Step 2: 

In the customizer window, navigate to Footer Section


Step 3: 

Add the text that you want to appear on your website's footer (as in the image below).


Conclusion

By using the above trick you can easily customize your website's footer while using the WordPress theme Writee.

If you have got a better solution then let others know in the comments below.
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