How to Remove Bitnami Banner from WordPress?

When you install Bitnami WordPress on Google Cloud, then your website will show a banner on the bottom side. The banner looks very awkward, so it would be great if you remove the banner from your website.

Remove Bitnami Banner Using SSH

Most of the user, who is using Google Cloud to host their website, are using Bitnami WordPress because of Bitnami WordPress is pre-packed of phpMyAdmin, MySQL, Apache, and other tools that are used as the core system.

After Installing Bitnami WordPress, you have seen the Bitnami logo’s banner in the bottom right corner of your site as below in the picture.

Bitnami Banner on site

To remove the Bitnami Banner, we will follow these steps in the Google Cloud Platform.

STEP – 1. Connect Compute Engine with SSH

Open Google Cloud Platform Dashboard and select the Compute Engine, which you want to remove Bitnami Banner. Connect with SSH and execute the following command.

sudo /opt/bitnami/apps/wordpress/bnconfig --disable_banner 1
command disable banner

Now done everything, just need to restart the apache server by command.

STEP – 2. Restart Bitnami Apache Server

Save the changes by just execute the apache restart command.

sudo /opt/bitnami/ restart
Save the changes by just execute the apache restart command.

STEP – 3. Check Bitnami Banner is removed or not?

Yes, the Bitnami Banner has been successfully removed. You need to follow this simple step, and voila.

bitnami banner removed

Remove Bitnami Banner Using CSS

You can also disable Bitnami Banner from WordPress using a single line of CSS code. So log in your WordPress website dashboard and Click Appearance -> Customize -> Additional CSS and add the following line of CSS code.

#bitnami-banner {display:none;}

Wrapping Up

These are the two simple methods you can use to disable the banner. I personally recommend using the CSS method for a beginner.

If you face any issue while removing the banner, you should consider checking Bitnami WordPress documentation or just leaving a comment on the comment section.

Currently, Google reduces their free cloud trial’s validity from one year to three months, in case. If you want to host your website on an affordable cloud hosting platform, you can go with Cloudways Cloud hosting. Check out the Cloudways Review article.

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