Change/Remove “Thank You for Creating with WordPress” from the Admin Area

Do you want to change or remove the “Thank you for creating with WordPress” text in the footer of the admin area?

This can be done easily enough. Just add the following code to your active theme.

function remove_footer_admin () {
    echo '<span id="footer-thankyou">Put your replacement text here.</span>';

add_filter('admin_footer_text', 'remove_footer_admin');


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