How to edit footer copyright in Prestashop 1.6

How to edit the footer of Prestashop 1.6 and the text "© 2014 Ecommerce software by PrestaShop™"?

That will be showed in the next steps:

At first, you need to log into your back office and open Localization > Translations

For "Type of translation" choose "Installed modules translations". Select the theme which you use and the desired language. Click on the button "Modify".how to edit footer

Search for this string: "[1]Ecommerce software by %s[/1]", which will be under the section  "blockcms".

Good! Now you changed the text, but it's still linked to official Prestashop page and using the Prestashop title.

To continue, you will have to open an FTP client (for example Filezilla for Windows, Transmit for Mac)

Connect to your FTP and find this file:
/themes/YOUR_THEME/modules/blockcms/blockcms.tpl

Scroll down and you will find this string:

<li class="last_item">{l s='[1]Ecommerce software by %s[/1]' mod='blockcms' sprintf=['PrestaShop™'] tags=['<a class="_blank" href="http://www.prestashop.com">']}</li>

Here, keep the "'[1]Ecommerce software by %s[/1]" untouched, because you already changed it in the back office. What you need to change here is the "PrestaShop™" and the link "http://www.prestashop.com". Therefore the result may look like:

<li class="last_item">{l s='[1]Ecommerce software by %s[/1]' mod='blockcms' sprintf=['Your-eshop™'] tags=['<a class="_blank" href="http://www.your-eshop.com">']}</li>

Save the changes on your ftp by replacing the original blockcms.tpl and check the result on your website.

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About the author

Andrej is a Prestashop enthusiast. He started by developing his own themes and then formed the idea of creating Theme Maker. He enjoys finding ways to make his life simpler, and that is the philosophy he incorporates into all his projects. Andrej is also interested in WordPress, Amazon FBA, drop shipping, studying languages, and reading books.


3 Comments (+add yours?)


George

May 05, 2016 @ 08:01:57 · Reply

Very useful tutorial. Thanks.

I have just one more question for you.
Please, how do I change the default prestashop theme to an entirely different theme.

    Presta Theme Maker

    May 05, 2016 @ 08:26:16 · Reply

    Hi George!

    did you try to use Theme Maker on this page? Have a look here 🙂 I think with Theme Maker you can now create very differently looking themes

    Let me know your thoughts

    Andrej

moore

Jan 01, 2017 @ 20:54:06 · Reply

Hi, thank you for the tutorial, do you know how to edit it on Prestashop 1.7 ? I edit the link in sevral footer.tpl, no success at all.
Thank for your help !
Moore

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