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Removing the 'Powered by BigCommerce' Link from Your Store's Footer (Blueprint)


These instructions require editing HTML/CSS. See Getting Help for avenues of assistance.

This only applies to our free, legacy Blueprint Themes that have not been customized. For Stencil-based themes, see Removing 'Powered by BigCommerce' from Stencil Themes for more information.

As always, we recommend backing up your current theme customizations before making any changes.

All BigCommerce themes feature a Powered by BigCommerce or Shopping Cart Software by BigCommerce link in their footer. Use the following instructions to remove this link from your store.

BigCommerce logo featured in the footer of a theme

1. Go to Storefront Design › My Themes, then click Edit HTML/CSS.


2. In the list of Other Template Files on the left, select Footer.html.

The Footer.html template file.

Use Ctrl F or Command F to quickly locate template files in the list.

3. Locate and delete the following code from the file:


4. Save your changes.

Some themes may implement the powered-by code differently. Use CTRL F or Command F to locate %%GLOBAL_PoweredBy%% and remove the element (e.g. paragraph tag, span tag) displaying it.

Save the changes

If you are trying to remove the link from the mobile version of your site, you can do so by following the steps for customizing your mobile template and remove the variable %%Global_PoweredBy%% from the footer.html file.

Getting Help

Don't feel comfortable adjusting your design or want to work with an expert? Check out our BigCommerce Partner Directory or ask your question in the BigCommerce Community Design Group for assistance. Due to our Design Policy, our Techincal Support is unable to edit code or make design changes.

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