How to Change Footer Credit in Genesis Theme

In my previous post, I showed you how to change default genesis favicon. Today, I want to share with you how to customize your footer text in your genesis child theme. The footer text is located in the bottom part of your website.

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If you want to edit your current footer credit line in WordPress child theme for Genesis framework, here is how to do it.

Method 1 – Edit function.php

1. Open your Genesis child theme’s function.php (Appearance > Editor > functions.php)
2. Add below script. Change the ‘echo’ section to suit with your need.

3. Save

Or alternative php script with same result,

Method 2 – Using Simple Edits plugin

For beginner, you can use the Simple Edits plugin for easy customizing genesis theme child footer. Download the plugin here.

Other footer customization code

1. Change the “Return to Top” of Page text on your site
Add below code to your function.php and change texts “Return to Top” with your favorite words.

2. Customize the entire footer text on your site
Open your function.php and add below code.


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