OpenCart footer

How to remove the “Powered by OpenCart” footer?

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Once you have installed the OpenCart application under your account with us you should have noticed that on the bottom of each page of your store there is a footer giving information about the application you have used to build your website. Here it is:

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If you want to remove this branding you need to edit the following file:

/OpenCart-root-folder/catalog/view/theme/yourtheme/template/common/footer.tpl

To do so you will first need to access your cPanel and navigate to the File Manager, located under the Files section:

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Once you open the File Manager navigate to the folder mentioned above and select the footer.tpl file:

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To make changes to the file you need to go to the Code Editor feature of the File Manager:

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When the content of the file is loaded scroll to the bottom of the page and look for the following lines:

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To remove the footer you need to delete these lines, but please be careful so you do not delete anything else. Once you are done click on the Save Changes button and you are ready:

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If you now access your website the footer will not be present any more:

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Joe Benson Answered on January 12, 2017.
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