Modify footer text in WordPress Admin area

If you happen to develop sites for your clients in WordPress it is worth taking a few extra steps to customise the WordPress admin. Thankfully WordPress comes with lots of built in hooks to make this super easy.

With a fresh install, you will be greeted with the following footer text in the footer admin:

Thank you for creating with WordPress.

To adjust this text, add the following snippet in your functions.php file.

function modify_footer_admin () {  
  echo 'Site developed by <a href="">Web Design Weekly</a>. Powered by <a href="">WordPress</a>';
add_filter('admin_footer_text', 'modify_footer_admin');

You can dig into the source code a little more here.

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1 Comment

  1. This is pretty cool, I love being able to edit the WP admin screen. Will there be tutorials here soon for WP 3.0?

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