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Wordpress - Remove Footer Link - It's affecting My Conversion Rate

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by tompots, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. tompots

    tompots Elite Member Premium Member

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    ---- THREAD CLOSED 08/06/2013 ----
    I have a wordpress site that has a Footer link directly under my pay button, and I have noticed that a lot of people are exiting the site through that link. Witch I believe is costing me money, I have found some guides through the search engines, but they don't seem to apply to the theme I am using. Any help removing or hiding the link would be very helpful and greatly appreciated.
     
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    You can use Wordpress' editor option under the 'Appearance' tab in your left-hand side menu to edit your footer. The file you want to edit should be called 'footer.php'

    Make sure you save it before editing in case you f up.
     
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    go to Appearance > Editor and on your Right Side look for a page called Footer (footer.php) , click on it and go through the code and look for the link you want to remove and then i guess if you are familiar with html it's not a hard task for you
     
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    HeRBaR Supreme Member

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    I will help you for free...
    If you want I will remove your link with TeamViewer or I will learn you how you can remove the link by yourself.
    Cheers
     
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    just an addition , the links is usually uder this format : <a href="www.urlyouwant.com">anchor text (the one visible on site)</a> so you need to remove the whole thing from <a href=...> to </a>
     
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    if you need help , i can do it :) (free of course)
     
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  8. tompots

    tompots Elite Member Premium Member

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    Yes I would love your help, if you could teach me that would be great. There is no visible link in the footer.php file that is connected to the link in the footer area I have tried to remove it with no avail.
     
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    This is the only line I see with any possible links.

    Code:
    <li><a href="<?php echo esc_url( __('http://wordpress.org/', 'cyberchimps' )); ?>" target="_blank" title="<?php esc_attr_e('Powered by WordPress, state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform.', 'cyberchimps'); ?>"> <?php _e('WordPress', 'cyberchimps' ); ?></a></li>
     
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    HeRBaR Supreme Member

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    Just sent you a PM, if you can't still manage to do it with what I told you there, let me know, I will TeamView with you.
     
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    tompots Elite Member Premium Member

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    you rock, the css method worked perfect for all major browsers thanks and + rep added.