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How to change Built with Storefront & WooCommerce at storefront footer?

Storefront is a primary WooCommerce store for beginners. It provides basic features for users to sell products online. Storefront is a free theme. it is a good option for small business owners who want to start their e-commerce business easily.

However, at the footer of the storefront theme, there is a footer credit text writing Built with storefront&Woocommerce. And when the customer clicks the text, it will link to the official site of Wooommerce. This makes your site unprofessional.


In this article, we will introduce how to remove or revise the storefront footer text. 

Generally, there are 2 ways you can use to remove or revise the “built with sotrefront&Woocommerce” footer text.

  • Use a WordPress plugin
  • Add a simple snippet to functions.php 

 1.  Use a WordPress plugin to remove the footer text.

Here we will introduce an easy way to remove the credit texts” Built with storefront&Woocommerce”, and replace it with your own credit texts to make your business look more professional.  It’s very easy, you don’t need coding knowledge to handle it. Just follow the steps below.

Step 1. Download storefront footer text plugin

Install the “storefront footer text” plugin and activate it.  You can download the plugin from the link below. 

Store Front Footer Text Plugin


Rmove the default storefront footer credit tex.  Revise your footer credit texts” built with storefront&Woocommerce” from the footer of woocommerce storefront. 

Step 2. Set up the Storefront footer texts plugin

After you install the storefront footer texts plugin to your WordPress site, go to WordPress admin dashboard, -> appearance-> customize->footer.

customize storefront footer text

Step 3. Locate to the customize footer text label.

locate to the footer admin menu, click the footer and access to edit it.

edit footer

Step 4.  Input your own footer credit text and publish it.

Access to the footer editor, you will see the Footer Credit Text editor label, input your customize footer credit text and publish it. Until now, the original “built with Storefront & Woocommerce” footer has been remove and revise to your own footer text.

customize the footer text and publish

2. Add a snippet code to remove the Storefront footer text.

To remove the WooCommerce Storefront footer text, you can add a snippet code to functions.php

This code will remove the storefront_credit function that displays the footer text, which includes the “Powered by WordPress and WooCommerce” message.

If you are adding codes to your functions.php file, please back up your WordPress Site before you do that to avoid unexpected errors on your websites. We recommend you add this snippet code to the child theme. 

How to add the snippet code to the child theme?

To add the customize code to child theme, you have to create a child theme at the beginning step. Below is the steps to create a storefront child theme.
  • Create a new folder in your WordPress themes directory: wp-content/themes/
  • Name the folder as storefront-child.
  • Inside the child theme folder, create a new file named style.css.
  • Add the following header information to style.css, and save the file.
Theme Name: Storefront Child
Template: storefront

Now we have already created a child theme for the storefront. You can customize the child theme without any concern about affecting the main storefront theme.

Add a snippet code to remove the “built with storefront& Woocommerce” Footer text.

Create a new file inside storefront-child folder, named it functions.php. add the code below to to functions.php. 

	add_action( 'init', 'remove_storefront_footer_text' );

function remove_storefront_footer_text() {
    remove_action( 'storefront_footer', 'storefront_credit', 20 );

Save the code, now you can remove the “built with Storefront & Woocommerce ” Footer text 

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