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How to change Built with Storefront & WooCommerce at storefront footer

Storefront is a primary woocommerce store for beginners. It provides the basic features for users to sell products online and it’s free. That is good for people who want to start their e-commerce business online easily.

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

There are 2 ways you can remove built with sotrefront&Woocommerce footer text.

  1. By plugin
  2. By adding a simple snippet of code

Plugin to remove 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. It’s very easy, you don’t need coding knowledge to handle it.

Step 1

Install the “storefront footer text” plugin and activate it. The original version has already been deleted by the author from their website. However, You can download this plugin from the link below. 

Storefront Footer Texts

Change your footer credit texts” built with storefront&Woocommerce” from the footer of woocommerce storefront

Step 2
After you install the storefront footer texts plugin to your WordPress site, go to WordPress admin dashboard, -> appearance-> customize->footer.

Step 3
You will see the footer credit text.  Delete the original “built with storefront&woocommerce” and replace it with your own footer text. And Publish.

In this way, you can easily change the footer credit texts automatically created by the storefront theme.

Adding snippet to remove footer text.

To remove the WooCommerce Storefront footer text, you can add the following code to your theme’s functions.php file:

add_action( 'init', 'remove_storefront_footer_text' );

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

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 backup your WordPress Site before you do that to avoid unexpected errors on your websites.

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