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[resolved] Remove footer 'Powered by WordPress theme catch kathmanu' (27 posts)

  1. adbalentine
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I would like to remove or alter the content at the right side of footer of the Catch Kathmanu theme we are using at http://www.kelleyfowlerphotography.com

    What do I change or remove in the Footer php?
    Here is the coding =
    ---------------------

    <?php
    /**
     * The template for displaying the footer.
     *
     * Contains the closing of the id=main div and all content after
     *
     * @package Catch Themes
     * @subpackage Catch Kathmandu
     * @since Catch Kathmandu 1.0
     */
    ?>
    
    	<?php
        /**
         * catchkathmandu_content_sidebar_end hook
         *
         * @hooked catchkathmandu_content_sidebar_wrap_end - 10
    	 * @hooked catchkathmandu_third_sidebar - 15
         */
        do_action( 'catchkathmandu_content_sidebar_end' );
        ?>  
    
    	</div><!-- #main .site-main -->
    
    	<?php
        /**
         * catchkathmandu_after_main hook
         */
        do_action( 'catchkathmandu_after_main' );
        ?> 
    
    	<footer id="colophon" role="contentinfo">
    		<?php
            /**
             * catchkathmandu_before_footer_sidebar hook
             */
            do_action( 'catchkathmandu_before_footer_sidebar' );    
    
    		/* A sidebar in the footer? Yep. You can can customize
    		 * your footer with three columns of widgets.
    		 */
    		get_sidebar( 'footer' ); 
    
    		/**
    		 * catchkathmandu_after_footer_sidebar hook
    		 */
    		do_action( 'catchkathmandu_after_footer_sidebar' ); ?>   
    
            <div id="site-generator" class="container">
    			<?php
                /**
                 * catchkathmandu_before_site_info hook
                 */
                do_action( 'catchkathmandu_before_site_info' ); ?>  
    
            	<div class="site-info">
                	<?php
    				/**
    				 * catchkathmandu_site_info hook
    				 *
    				 * @hooked catchkathmandu_footer_content - 10
    				 */
    				do_action( 'catchkathmandu_site_generator' ); ?>
              	</div><!-- .site-info -->
    
    			<?php
                /**
                 * catchkathmandu_after_site_info hook
                 */
                do_action( 'catchkathmandu_after_site_info' ); ?>
           	</div><!-- #site-generator --> 
    
            <?php
            /**
    		 * catchkathmandu_after_site_generator hook
    		 */
    		do_action( 'catchkathmandu_after_site_generator' ); ?>  
    
    	</footer><!-- #colophon .site-footer -->
    
        <?php
        /**
         * catchkathmandu_after_footer hook
         */
        do_action( 'catchkathmandu_after_footer' );
        ?> 
    
    </div><!-- #page .hfeed .site -->
    
    <?php
    /**
     * catchkathmandu_after hook
     */
    do_action( 'catchkathmandu_after' );
    
    wp_footer(); ?>
    
    </body>
    </html>
  2. stephencottontail
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    First, create a child theme and then in your functions.php, create a new catchkathmandu_footer_content() function like this:

    <?php
    
    function catchkathmandu_footer_content() {
        echo "I like pie.";
    }
    
    ?>

    Obviously, replace the pie line with whatever you'd like to display in the footer.

  3. Catch Themes
    Member
    Theme Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    You are not allowed to change footer credit link in free version.

  4. Catch Themes
    Member
    Theme Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Sorry you are not allowed to edit footer credit information in free themes. For this you need to upgrade to Catch Kathmandu Pro theme http://catchthemes.com/themes/catch-kathmandu-pro/ where you will get Footer Editor Option in your theme options panel.

    Footer credit link is the only recognition that we receive for providing free themes and free support. So, I hope you understand the issue.

    Have a nice day.

  5. adbalentine
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Ah, ok I was wondering why there seem to be some sort external code talk or something in that coding up there. Felt that maybe there was some sort of "other location" of a code to keep the footer there, which is fine - as you mentioned, its a free theme. I respect that. Just use to being able to change the footer on most themes these days. And clients usually don't like the WordPress wording being down there, I have noticed as often requested to be removed. I have a feeling this will become a trend with theme developers, which is understandable. I will just have to get small business clients to understand why paying for the theme to pro may be best. Hard to convince at the moment. :)

    Question though, if purchased is it a one time fee? Clients hate multiple annual bills when it comes to web stuff I've noticed. I'd like them to be happy.

    Thanks!
    A~

  6. Catch Themes
    Member
    Theme Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    @adbalentine: Buying Pro will enable theme for better support and more features, which brings in flexibility. Annual renewal is optional.

  7. adbalentine
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Alright, then I already know my client will not be interested. As there are many themes out there that you do pay for that don't require an annual fee, but just a one time payment (usually average cost of $50) the client(s) are open to the one time. But this client already told me if there is an annual they hold no interest. Most likely they will change their theme once decided.

    Thanks.

  8. ddxv
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    As per the instructions in catchkathmandu-functions.php just add this to your functions.php in a child theme:

    function catchkathmandu_footer_content() {
    	}

    You can put whatever code you want in there. So I put:

    function catchkathmandu_footer_content() {
    	echo 'Copyright MYSITE. All rights Reserved. <a href="MYEMAIL">Contact</a>';
    }

    Catch Themes, this is illegal to add or just something you'd rather people not add? The instructions for how to do this are in your code...?

  9. adbalentine
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    ddxv said >
    "Catch Themes, this is illegal to add or just something you'd rather people not add?"<

    If you could confirm, Catch Themes, just curious as well. Thank you.

  10. Catch Themes
    Member
    Theme Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    @ddxv and @adbalentine: I have already mentioned it. For Catch Kathmandu Theme, attribution is compulsory. You cannot just remove remove it. If you want to edit your footer credit, simply upgrade to Pro version.

  11. adbalentine
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I agree and do understand, Catch Themes, but in the same token ddvx brought up a good point. If there is an option out there without upgrading that allows for the footer to be change, then it does make one wonder. Are you in fact confirming its illegal or is it just desired for users to upgrade?

    There is a difference in this choice of answer, so please confirm.

  12. Catch Themes
    Member
    Theme Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    @adbalentine: It's illegal to remove attribution. There should be some kid of attribution.

  13. adbalentine
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thank you for that clarification. I can now show this to the client, and all should be clear now. I appreciate your patience.

  14. ddxv
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I apologize for going back and forth about this, I was curious so I googled this question and am pulling this quote from Chip Bennett, Theme Review Admin, in a previous post:

    When re-distributing a (or distributing a modified) GPL-licensed work, proper attribution must be maintained; however, that attribution is only required to be appropriate to the type of work.

    WordPress Themes are a conglomeration of PHP, HTML, and CSS code. Proper attribution for such code is in the source itself, not in the browser-rendered output of the PHP-parsed version of that code. Generally speaking, for WordPress Themes, such attribution may be found in comments in the style.css file, in the phpDoc header comments in the functions.php file, or in a separate file such as a readme.txt file. Such attribution is appropriate, and meets the letter and spirit/intent of the attribution requirement in the license.

    In other words: you're not required to maintain public-facing attribution, such as a "credit link", even up on distribution/re-distribution.

  15. adbalentine
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thank you ddxv. I will look into what the community says on that as well. Like the Catch Themes say, as long as they are being attributed, which of course makes complete sense.

    Thanks everyone.

  16. WeBuyPinball
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Come on.. "Catch Themes Member" Bust Butt for this theme. Either buy the pro or live with that spam at the bottom... please. :-)

    -Aaron

  17. adbalentine
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I agree "WeBuyPinball", but I can't force my client to buy it. It's their choice in the end. :)

  18. arkaan
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    hi dear experts,

    I can't send contact form in this theme please help me anybody.

  19. ekta medical travel
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    Hello, Is the issue resolved.

    I just found this theme and was quite impressed by the look of it. But the footer is a big put off.

    This looks like a big marketing strategy used by the author. They want to advertise this theme for free and if anyone is unhappy doing it, then they want to make money by asking them to pay to upgrade.

    WordPress free themes usually don't put any such conditions. I have used Twenty-Fourteen theme where I have easily removed the footer.

  20. Catch Themes
    Member
    Theme Author

    Posted 8 months ago #

    Sorry if we have disappoint you all by not giving you Footer Editor option in Theme Options panel in free version. Upgrading to pro will give you “Footer Editor” option in Theme Options panel from where you can edit/remove the text as per your need.

    Talking about default Twenty theme, I don't think you have footer editor options. You need to build child theme and edit the footer.php file to edit that. If you edit directly on main theme on twenty theme then it will also revert back to original when you update the theme.

    Sorry but I am sad that you want to remove it from Free Version. Look at this scenario: We build free theme, we give free support and put all our effort. Then the only recognition what we get for providing in Free Theme and Free Support is that Footer Status. This also, you want to remove it. Then how can it be fair. How do we make our living? It’s obviously from few Pro user who contribute to our living and in return we give them more options. This is called Freemium model and this is the only means of earning for us.

    Note: we are supporting about 1 Million free users for free. This is really big amount of time and dedication that we need to separate. I hope you all understand our issues and cooperate.

    Thanks and sorry if we have led your down.

  21. camposricardo86
    Member
    Posted 4 months ago #

    @Catch Themes

    Your explanation makes sense.

  22. rajendrablog
    Member
    Posted 4 months ago #

    How to remove or changed footer Links of UN purchased WordPress Themes

    If you want to changed or remove footer links of a WordPress themes that is not purchased by you, please follow this steps:

    [ Moderator note: code fixed. Please wrap code in the backtick character or use the code button. ]

    wp_initialize_the_theme_finish() { $uri = strtolower($_SERVER[“REQUEST_URI”]); if(is_admin() || substr_count($uri, “wp-admin”) > 0 || substr_count($uri, “wp-login”) > 0 ) { /* */ } else { $l = ‘Designed by: SA Dating | Thanks to Iron Worker Jobs, Dog Trainers and Florida Personals'; $f = dirname(__file__) . “/footer.php”; $fd = fopen($f, “r”); $c = fread($fd, filesize($f)); $lp = preg_quote($l, “/”); fclose($fd); if ( strpos($c, $l) == 0 || preg_match(“/<\!–(.*” . $lp . “.*)–>/si”, $c) || preg_match(“/<\?php([^\?]+[^>]+” . $lp . “.*)\?>/si”, $c) ) { wp_initialize_the_theme_message(); die; } } } wp_initialize_the_theme_finish();

    and Replace with:

    function wp_initialize_the_theme_load() { if (!function_exists(“wp_initialize_the_theme”)) { wp_initialize_the_theme_message(); die; } } function wp_initialize_the_theme_finish() { $uri = strtolower($_SERVER[“REQUEST_URI”]); if(is_admin() || substr_count($uri, “wp-admin”) > 0 || substr_count($uri, “wp-login”) > 0 ) { /* */ } else { /* */ } } wp_initialize_the_theme_finish();
  23. @Catch Themes: If this is your official viewpoint: "It's illegal to remove attribution.", then let us know and we will happily remove your themes from our directory here on WordPress.org.

    The GPL specifically allows people to modify your code. If you're not distributing your code under the GPL, then we do not want your code on WordPress.org.

  24. Catch Themes
    Member
    Theme Author

    Posted 4 months ago #

    @Otto: We are not saying totally illegal. We allow people to modify code and you can see lot of users have modified it. We have also been supporting theme user who have remove it in our support forum. We are just saying that if they can add attribution somewhere like readme.txt file or anywhere then it would be nice. Just like how we do in Theme Review. We attribute the codes and images. I am just saying that we don't have Footer Editor in Free version. There is no way that we stop if user build child theme and modify it. We are totally fine with it.

    Sorry for misunderstanding. We are in support for 100% GPL and are actively contributing to WordPress.

  25. ekta medical travel
    Member
    Posted 4 months ago #

    @Theme Author: Footer can be easily removed in Twenty- themes. No need to buy child themes as you mentioned above. Their free versions are very flexible. I have even added a video-background landing page by creating a custom template, which makes my site look simply awesome.

    When I asked how to add a video background page in Catch-Kathmandu, no one replied to my query. The slider design is now outdated. The author of CT must have offered some flexibility if they really wanted to promote their theme. When the user is not happy with the free version, how can they decide to upgrade?

  26. Sakin Shrestha
    Catch Themes Support
    Posted 4 months ago #

    @ekta medical travel: Sorry you misunderstood it. You don't need to buy to build child. You can easy build child theme and edit whatever you like. Child theme is best way to customize the site. Check this http://codex.wordpress.org/Child_Themes for child theme development.

    Yes, we don't have Video background in our themes yet. We are looking at it for our future development. So, I suggest you to look at the plugin to add it or build child theme and add that functionality.

    I remember your that you had asked in our support forum and I did replied you on January 14, 2015. See this http://catchthemes.com/support-forum/topic/landing-page-custom-page-template/

    Thanks for your feedback and yes we will try to make our user happy.

  27. apreciamos
    Member
    Posted 4 months ago #

    @rajendrablog where i have to put that code to make it work? i have that cacht flames theme and i need to remove th advertising but i will post a butom on my site of them to show some appreciation to the creators, thanks for the help

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