Remove the “Powered by Blogger” Attribution Widget In Blogger

The blogger attribution widget is a gadget present at the footer of the blog and says “Powered by Blogger”. This widget comes with default blogger templates default. This widget by default stays locked officially by the blogger. When you click on the edit link of the attribution widget you will see that there is no way to remove it.

Many people can't like to see or put it on their blog, It can be the customization purpose of the blog footer credit text or something like this. Whatever the reason for those types of people in this post, I am going to show a very simple trick to unlock the blogger attribution widget and remove it permanently from the blog. So follow my easy steps below carefully.

Attribution Widget In Blogger

How to Remove this widget from your blogger blog?

  • Go to Blogger Dashboard > template > Edit HTML
  • Now Find the code shown below using [ctrl+F] in your template
<b:widget id='Attribution1' locked='true' title='' type='Attribution' visible='true'>

  • Replace the above codes with these line of code
<b:widget id='Attribution1' locked='false' title='' type='Attribution' visible='true'>
  • Now save your template and go to the Layout page.
  • Click on the edit link of the attribution widget.

Now you will see a removed link that looks like the image below. Remove “Powered by Blogger” Attribution

  • Click the “Remove” button to remove this widget.
  • And you are done!

If you are still facing the same problem then please remove the attribution code fully from your blogger blog follow the example below to the how the code looks like.

<b:section class='footer' id='footer' name='Footer' showaddelement='false' tag='footer'>
<b:widget id='Attribution1' locked='true' title='' type='Attribution' visible='true'>
<b:widget-settings>
<b:widget-setting name='copyright'/>
</b:widget-settings>
<b:includable id='main' var='this'>
<div class='widget-content'>
<div class='blogger'>
<a expr:href='data:bloggerUrl' rel='nofollow'>
<b:include name='flatBloggerIcon'/>
<b:message name='messages.poweredByBlogger'/>
</a>
</div>

<b:if cond='data:imageAuthor'>
<div class='image-attribution'>
<b:if cond='data:imageAuthor.url'>
<b:message name='messages.templateImagesByLink'>
<b:param expr:value='data:imageAuthor.url'/>
<b:param expr:value='data:imageAuthor.name'/>
</b:message>
<b:else/>
<b:message name='messages.templateImagesBy'>
<b:param expr:value='data:imageAuthor.name'/>
</b:message>
</b:if>
</div>
</b:if>

<b:if cond='data:copyright != ""'>
<div class='copyright'><data:copyright/></div>
</b:if>
</div>
</b:includable>
</b:widget>
</b:section>

 

After removing the full section of code reload your blog and see the attribution widget is disappeared. 🙂

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