How to remove powered by Shopify the easy way in 2023

If you've built your online store using Shopify, you may have noticed a small but noticeable "Powered by Shopify" message displayed somewhere on your website.

While this attribution serves as a testament to the platform's reliability and functionality, you might prefer to remove it and create a more seamless branding experience for your customers.

In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to remove the "Powered by Shopify" from your online store.

Method 1: Editing Default Theme Content

  1. Begin by logging in to your Shopify admin panel and navigating to the "Online Store" section in the left-hand menu.
  2. From the "Online Store" menu, select "Themes" and then click on the "Customize" button next to your active theme.
  3. In the theme editor, locate the section labeled "Footer" or "Footer Settings." This is where you can edit the default theme content.
  4. Look for the code snippet that displays the "Powered by Shopify" text within the footer section.
  5. To remove the attribution entirely, delete the code associated with the "Powered by Shopify" message.
  6. Make sure to save your changes by clicking the "Save" button within the theme editor.

By following these steps, you should be able to remove the "Powered by Shopify" message from your online store.

However, if the message still appears in the footer after updating the default theme content, you may need to proceed to the next method.

Method 2: Editing Theme Code

  1. Once again, go to your Shopify admin panel and navigate to the "Online Store" section, followed by "Themes."
  2. Next to your active theme, click on the "Actions" dropdown and select "Edit Code."
  3. In the theme code editor, search for the theme.liquid or footer.liquid file. The exact file name may vary depending on your theme.
  4. Open the appropriate file and look for the code snippet containing the "Powered by Shopify" message.
  5. Delete or modify the code to suit your preferences. You can either remove the entire code snippet or customize the text to fit your branding.
  6. Save the changes by clicking on the "Save" button at the top right of the theme code editor.

Remember to preview your website after making any modifications to ensure that the "Powered by Shopify" message has been successfully removed.

If you encounter any issues or difficulties with editing the theme code, you can always reach out to Shopify Support for further assistance.

Please note that these methods are applicable to paid Shopify plans. Free themes may have different limitations and may require Shopify Support's assistance for customizations.

By following these simple steps, you can effectively remove the "Powered by Shopify" message from your online store, creating a more cohesive and branded experience for your customers.

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