How to remove “Proudly Powered by WordPress”

The creators of WordPress (thanks Matt) in all their wisdom decided to inject a “Proudly Powered by WordPress” on every new install.

Not sure if it was vanity, their idea to give web designers work, or what. Bottom line is it’s a pain and millions of people have since had to google how to remove this annoying trait of a new install.


  • Theme Editor
  • Footer
  • Remove the block of code


How to Remove Proudly Powered by WordPress from WordPress Themes


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