By default, Genesis will display in the footer a “Return to Top of Page” link and a “Credits” section.
In case you would like to customize this, there are a couple of options available.
Use a plugin
The easiest way to do this is by using the Genesis Simple Edits plugin for WordPress.
This plugin will help you customize the post-info (byline), post-meta, and footer area on any Genesis theme.
But, because I am a big fan of using less plugins, there are a couple of coding options available that you can use without a plugin.
All you have to do is to edit the
Customize the Return to Top of Page
In case you want to customize the text of this link make the necessarily changes and add the code below in
Customize the Credits
In order to customize the credits you can use this code:
Replace the entire Footer
Finally, if you are like me, you will go ahead and customize the entire footer. Here’s what I did for this website:
This last option will remove the markup of your footer so you will need to add some custom CSS.
For example, if you want to center you footer, you will need to use the code below: