How to Change the Footer Credits

The snippet below may be used to customize the credit text in the site footer.


  • If you are a beginner user, you might find the Simple Edits plugin helpful as it presents an easier method of customizing the credit text.

Below is the code to customize the credits text on your site. The code snippet should be placed into your theme’s functions.php file:

add_filter('genesis_footer_creds_text', 'sp_footer_creds_filter');

function sp_footer_creds_filter( $creds ) {

    $creds = '[footer_copyright] &middot; <a href="">My Custom Link</a> &middot; Built on the <a href="" title="Genesis Framework">Genesis Framework</a>';

    return $creds;


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