WordPress Replace Admin Footer

DSDalton SuttonMarch 19, 2024
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How To Install

  1. Open your WordPress theme's functions.php file or a plugin's PHP file.
  2. Copy and paste the provided PHP snippet into the PHP file.
  3. Save the file.
  4. Adjust as needed.

// Rewrite Welcome to WordPress text in bottom right hand corner.
function daltonsutton_replace_footer_admin() {
    echo '<span id="footer-thankyou">&copy; '.date('Y').' <a href="'.get_bloginfo( 'url' ).'">'.get_bloginfo( 'name' ).'</a>. All rights reserved.</span>';
add_filter('admin_footer_text', 'daltonsutton_replace_footer_admin');

// Rewrite WordPress version in bottom right hand corner.
function daltonsutton_replace_footer_version() {
    echo 'WordPress v'.$GLOBALS['wp_version'];
add_filter('update_footer', 'daltonsutton_replace_footer_version', 9999);