Customize the WordPress Footer

Making the Most of the WordPress Footer - 31 Days to Success with WordPress - MerriDennis.comThe footer – the line of text at the very bottom of each page – is an often-overlooked piece of real estate on your site. Most themes include a standard bit of text in this section including a copyright, the theme name, and a link to your log in page.

Customize the WordPress Footer

To show that you are paying attention to every detail, you can customize this text on your site. You can keep the copyright and include information about your designer or theme. Delete the link to your log in page and consider including your email or link to your contact page.

If you are using the Genesis Framework, you can download a plugin called Genesis Simple Edits that allows you an easy way to customize the WordPress footer text.


Jessica Ferrara teaches you how to use the Genesis Simple Edits plugin.

To edit the footer text on your Genesis site yourself, visit this page for code snippets.

Jennifer Bourn shares a list of great ideas of items that could be included in your footer.


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