How to Change Copyright Text in Sydney WordPress Theme

How to change 'Proudly powered by WordPress | Theme: Sydney by aThemes' in Sydney

GoDaddy, one of the largest webhosting providers, around the world, discloses a curated list of the most popular WordPress plugins and themes each month.

As of December 2017, the most popular WordPress theme is Twenty Seventeen by followed by Divi by Elegant Themes. Sydney is ranked the tenth.

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Sydeny is available as a Free version, which can be converted to the Pro version at any time.

The copyright phrase 'Proudly powered by WordPress | Theme: Sydney by aThemes' appears in Free version, which cannot be changed via the theme options.

If you want to change it, please open the footer.php file and go to the following lines:

Then, please replace the part in white box (which is also shown below) with the text you want.

<a href="<?php echo esc_url( __( '', 'sydney' ) ); ?>"><?php printf( __( 'Proudly powered by %s', 'sydney' ), 'WordPress' ); ?></a>
<span class="sep"> | </span>
<?php printf( __( 'Theme: %2$s by %1$s.', 'sydney' ), 'aThemes', '<a href="" rel="designer">Sydney</a>' ); ?>

As you know, you need to install the child theme to keep the changes regardless of the theme updates.

Most premium themes including Avada and Enfold offer an option to change the copyright text with ease.

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