How To Remove Built With GeneratePress in Free & Premium Version Theme?

GeneratePress is one of the most popular WordPress themes out there. It is highly customizable, flexible, and user-friendly. One of the features of GeneratePress is that it adds a copyright footer text, which includes a “Built with GeneratePress” or “Powered by GeneratePress” message. While this footer text is great for showcasing the theme, some users prefer to remove it for aesthetic or branding reasons. In this blog post, we will guide you through the process of removing the Built with GeneratePress copyright footer text in both the free and premium versions of the theme.How To Remove Built With GeneratePress in Free.

My Story and Review About GeneratePress

Choosing GeneratePress among the top WordPress themes was my best decision ever in my blogging journey. I started with the GeneratePress free theme in December 2018 and migrated to its premium version in early January 2019. After using it for many months, I am really happy with its features. In fact, I have started a separate blog to write free content about GeneratePress and GP Premium.How To Remove Built With GeneratePress in Free.

Removing the “Powered by GeneratePress” Copyright Footer Text (For GP Premium Users)

If you are a GP Premium user, you have already installed and activated the GP Premium plugin on your WordPress site. To make changes to the GeneratePress copyright footer text, follow these simple steps:

  • Login to your WordPress Admin Area and navigate to Appearance >> Customizer options.
  • Next, look for Layout >> Footer options.
  • In the copyright text area, you can either delete the entire text or add your own copyright information. You can also use HTML and CSS codes in this area.
  • Once you are done, hit the Publish button.

Removing the “Built With GeneratePress” Copyright Footer Text (For GeneratePress Free Theme Users)

If you are using the GeneratePress free version, there is no direct option to remove the Powered by GeneratePress copyright footer text from the customizer. However, you can easily remove it by following these steps:

  1. Copy the following PHP code:
    add_filter( 'generate_copyright','tu_custom_copyright' );
    function tu_custom_copyright() {
  • Paste the code into your theme's functions.php file. If you have installed a child theme, save it in that functions.php file at the very bottom.
  • Replace the text "WRITE YOUR CUSTOM COPYRIGHT TEXT HERE" with your own custom text. You can use HTML, CSS & PHP codes in this area.
  • If you want to delete the entire GeneratePress footer text, paste the following code at the very bottom of the functions.php file:
    add_action( 'after_setup_theme', 'tu_remove_footer_area' );
    function tu_remove_footer_area() {
    remove_action( 'generate_footer','generate_construct_footer' );


GeneratePress is a solid WordPress theme with many great features, including a Built with GeneratePress copyright footer text. While some users prefer to keep it, others may wish to remove it for branding or aesthetic purposes. In this blog post, we have provided easy-to-follow instructions on how to remove the footer text in both the free and premium versions of the theme. By following these simple steps, you can easily customize your website’s footer to your liking.

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