How To Change the WordPress Admin Footer Text

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Are you looking for a way to change the WordPress admin footer text? This snippet lets you customize your admin area by changing the text at the bottom of the WordPress admin pages.


  1. Add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin.
  2. Edit the string in line 2 to fit your needs.
function remove_footer_admin () {
  echo 'My footer text. Thank you WordPress for giving me this filter.';
add_filter('admin_footer_text', 'remove_footer_admin');

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

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