how to change footer text (7 posts)

  1. DeonCol
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I am using custom community, I know nothing about building sites and would like to start. i firstly want to change the footer text on my site. currently all i see is this text

    <?php do_action('sidebar_right') ?>
    		</div> <!-- #container -->		
    		<?php do_action( 'bp_after_container' ) ?>
    		<?php do_action( 'bp_before_footer' ) ?>
    		<div id="footer">
    			<?php do_action( 'bp_footer' ) ?>
    		</div><!-- #footer -->
    		<?php do_action( 'bp_after_footer' ) ?>
    	</div><!-- #outerrim -->
    	<?php wp_footer(); ?>

    What do I need to do to change it to read - Copyright weClean Professional Cleaning Solutions 2013

    help anyone please? My website is http://www.weclean.co.za

  2. similaustudios
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'm not one of the professional helpers here but usually the footer text can be found/edited in (your theme name here)/core/includes/theme-generator/theme-generator.php. You cannot access this through the "editor" so you will need an ftp client (like Dreamweaver) to access this file. Hope this helps and good luck :)

  3. WPyogi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    All help is always welcome, but it's really never a good idea to edit theme files. To make changes you should make a child theme -- that way your changes won't be overwritten when the theme is updated:


    @DeonCol, it looks like that theme has widgets in the footer, so go to your widgets and see if you can change the text there.

  4. ronangelo
    Posted 2 years ago #

    look at the functions.php and find a function that is using the bp_footer hook.

  5. DeonCol
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I have read all your replies and some I kind of understand but cannot find the solution. The correct text was there before I updated to wordpress 3.5 then the main picture or "header" also stopped scrolling. maybe I should wait for the new update from Custom Community for the fix?
    Thank you all for your responses, I have a lot to learn.

  6. WPyogi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    The correct text was there before I updated to wordpress 3.5

    Since that seems to be related to WP3.5, you may want to go through the troubleshooting steps in this post --


    It may be a plug-in problem rather than your theme.

  7. DeonCol
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Still cannot figure this out :( I wish WordPress was easier to use for a beginner like me..

Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.

About this Topic