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How Do I Remove Powered by a Footer in Shopify?

Last updated on October 2, 2022 @ 2:18 am

If you’re using Shopify to build your ecommerce website, you might be wondering how to remove the “Powered by Shopify” message in the footer. While this is a simple task, it’s one that’s often overlooked by store owners.

In this article, we’ll show you how to remove the “Powered by Shopify” message in just a few steps.

Step 1:

Log in to your Shopify admin and go to Online Store > Themes. Find the theme you’re currently using, and then click Actions > Edit code.

Step 2:

In the Layout folder, click on theme.liquid to open it in the code editor.

Step 3:

Scroll down to the bottom of the file and look for the following code:

{{ powered_by_link }}

Step 4:

Remove that code and click Save.

And that’s it! You’ve successfully removed the “Powered by Shopify” message from your store’s footer.

PRO TIP: The following note is provided as a warning for those considering removing the “Powered by Shopify” footer from their online store. While it is possible to remove this footer, it is not recommended. Doing so may result in your store being in violation of the Shopify Terms of Service, which could lead to your store being suspended or even terminated. Additionally, removing this footer will likely have a negative impact on your store’s search engine optimization (SEO), as it is an important part of Shopify’s platform.
Madison Geldart

Madison Geldart

Cloud infrastructure engineer and tech mess solver.