How to Remove Powered by Shopify

How to remove powered by shopify

How to remove ‘Powered by Shopify’ from your Shopify Store

Not surprisingly I get this question a lot. I still see a lot of well-established stores with ‘Powered by Shopify’ in their footer. I mean, there is nothing wrong with that, however, I feel it makes the Online Store look less professional.

In this how-to guide, I’ll show you have you can remove the ‘Powered by Shopify’ and how you can add your own internal or external link to your footer.

Edit your theme’s language settings

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Online StoreThemes.
  2. Find the theme that you want to edit, and then click ActionsEdit Languages.
  3. In the Filter translations box, type “powered”.
  4. In the Powered by Shopify box, type a single space.

The faded placeholder text in the box will disappear. You can repeat these steps for the Powered by Shopify HTML box, which appears on your store’s “Opening soon” page if your store is password-protected.

  1. Click Save.

Edit footer.liquid

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Online StoreThemes.
  2. Find the theme you want to edit, and then click ActionsEdit code.
  3. In the Sections folder, open the liquid file.
  4. Use ctrl+ F on a PC or command + F on a Mac and search for {{ powered_by_link }}.
  5. Delete the tag when you locate it.


The Debut theme has two occurrences of {{ powered_by_link }}. You will need to find and delete both.

  1. Click Save.

How to add your own link

Head to Online Store > Themes. Find the theme you want to edit, and then click Actions > Edit code and then you can start to edit the footer details (in the Sections folder > footer.liquid).

Adding something like this should do the trick;

<a href="">SEO by Digital Bond Marketing</a>

This is a simple line of code that creates a hyperlink. Adding additional text outside of the brackets like © 2019 should give you the plain text you show in your example. The generic method for this is;

<a href="url">link text</a>

Credit: Shopify Help