How To Customize Genesis Footer Credit Text

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Want to change your Genesis theme footer credit text to provide affiliate links about your wordpress theme & web hosting provider? But don’t know how to customize genesis footer text without touching the code? In this genesis tutorial I will share easy to follow steps to get this requirement in this short genesis guide. I have done the same for my blog as well and customize Genesis News Pro Theme and sharing the same experience here.

If you are blogging to promote affiliate products to make money online, then you might have know the importance of providing affiliate links within content to increase the clicks. In that case footer area plays a very vital role as most bloggers used to share the blogging resources mainly WordPress theme & hosting providers name in the footer area covering with affiliate links. You can also follow the simple steps below and get customize genesis footer credit easily.

Steps to customize genesis footer credit text

If you are comfortable editing the functions.php file the you have to remove the default Genesis footer area and add a custom footer area to add your desired code. It will be something like below.

/** Customize the entire footer */
remove_action( ‘genesis_footer’, ‘genesis_do_footer’ );
add_action( ‘genesis_footer’, ‘custom_footer’ );

function custom_footer() {
?>
Your Footer Credit Code
<?php
}

Simply prepare the text in HTML language including every link and text properly and then place in the highlighted area of the code snippet above. After that save the functions.php file to see the changes. If you are using any cache plugin, you might have to refresh the browsers cache to see the new Genesis footer credits text.

How To Customize Genesis Footer Credits Using Genesis Simple Edits Plugin

Genesis simple edits is an awesome plugin with which we have recently shared a very useful tutorial about how to add last updated on date in post meta area. With this plugin, you can easily customize genesis footer credit text as well.

Customize Genesis Credits

Go To Genesis section and the click on Simple Edits. You will find the footer output area where the option is not ticked by default. Simply the tick the option to enable customize the footer area.

Pu the text with html links as per your need. make sure you provide nofollow links to affiliate links with open in a new tab option. Now save the changes and refresh your browser cache to see the changed footer credit text.

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