Remove the Powered by Credits on WordPress

How To : Remove Powered by Credits?
Do you want to remove the powered by WordPress footer links on your site?

Powered By WordPress or Powered By Theme Company

Here are the steps :

Find this file (footer.php) in your /wp-content/themes/yourtheme/footer.php

  • Open the file
  • Search for the footer credit


Theme by <a href=”” title=”Example Web Design”>Example WordPress Theme</a>

You can either remove this text entirely or customize it to suit your needs.

Is it legal to remove wordpress footer credit links?
Yes, it is absolutely legal to remove footer credits link on your WordPress site.
It is released under the GPL license, that license gives you the freedom to use, modify, and even redistribute WordPress.

So you have full rights to do what you please with your website including removing the footer credit links.