How to Remove Footer Credit of Newsup WordPress Theme?

You may not believe, Newsup is a free theme, and the design of the theme is not available in premium themes. You know the footer credit of the free theme cannot be edited, but I will show you how to remove the footer credit of the Newsup theme.

Very simple method but since the code needs to be edited, there is little risk. So you will follow almost the same procedure as I will show you. Only then can you properly edit the Newsup theme’s footer credit.

Remove Footer Credit of Newssup WordPress Theme

BACKUP:- Here the footer.php file will be edited, backup the entire code before editing the file. If you don’t know how to take a backup, then follow the steps below –

  • Login to your WordPress admin panel,
  • Click on the Theme File Editor option under the Appearance section,
  • On the right sidebar, you will find the footer.php option, click here,
  • Then select all and copy,
  • Save on your device.

NOTE:- There are two credits in the Newsup theme’s footer credit section, one WordPress credit, and two theme credits. You need to remove WordPress credits and edit theme credits.

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Remove Newsup footer Credit

1. Remove WordPress Credit from Newsup theme

  • Find the following line in the code,
<a href="<?php echo esc_url( __( '', 'newsup' ) ); ?>">
								/* translators: placeholder replaced with string */
								printf( esc_html__( 'Proudly powered by %s', 'newsup' ), 'WordPress' );
								<span class="sep"> | </span>
  • Then delete this selected code,
  • Save changes and preview your Site.
  • You will see that the WordPress credit has been removed from the footer.

2. Remove Theme Credit from Newsup Theme

  • First, download my code,

  • There are three things you need to edit in my code, they are – Year, URL, and Site Name.
  • Then copy all the edited code,
  • Now find the following line in the footer.php,
/* translators: placeholder replaced with string */
								printf( esc_html__( 'Theme: %1$s by %2$s.', 'newsup' ), 'Newsup', '<a href="' . esc_url( __( '', 'newsup' ) ) . '" rel="designer">Themeansar</a>' );
  • Paste the copied code by removing the above code,
  • Save changes and preview your Site.


If you want to remove or edit the footer of any such free theme, contact me. If there is any difficulty in editing the footer credits of Newsup theme, let me know. Also, if you have any questions related to WordPress, blogger, or youtube, write to my support forum.

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