How to disable default text in the Divi footer

Nov 29, 2017 | Basics, Divi Theme, Footer

Your WordPress installation with the Divi theme by Elegant Themes will have a default footer:

“Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress”

Within the Divi theme, there is a simple way to disable the footer text OR write your own custom footer text.


Step 1:

Log in to your WP Admin panel.



Step 2:

Navigate to Divi>Theme Customizer.
You can do this from the Admin Panel menu,

theme customizer from admin panel

or also from the front using the editing bar.

Navigate to theme customiser from front of website


Step 3:

Select “Footer” from the Theme Customizer options.



Step 4:

From there, you will see that you can edit the footer credits and publish changes.

bottom bar

Type in your custom footer credits and save.

disable footer credits



It is generally better to have some custom text in the footer for SEO purposes, rather than none at all.

Click here instead for instructions on how to customise the footer text in Divi.

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