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September 18, 2012

Remove Author and Date from Post Footer

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Before editing your template....

It's always smart to backup your existing template to your computer in case of accidental errors.

1. Go to Template then click on Edit Html

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2. Click Proceed


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3. Check at the top to Expand Widget Templates


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4. On your Keyboard: Type Ctrl + F together to populate the find box in the top right corner of your computer monitor.

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5. Copy and paste the below html code into the find box.

<span class='post-author vcard'>

Once you have located it in your template hightlight the below code and delete it.

<span class='post-author vcard'><b:if cond='data:top.showAuthor'>
<data:top.authorLabel/>
<b:if cond='data:post.authorProfileUrl'>
<span class='fn'>
<a expr:href='data:post.authorProfileUrl' itemprop='author' rel='author' title='author profile'>
<data:post.author/>
</a>
</span>
<b:else/>
<span class='fn'><data:post.author/></span>
</b:if>
</b:if>
</span> <span class='post-timestamp'>
<b:if cond='data:top.showTimestamp'>
<data:top.timestampLabel/>
<b:if cond='data:post.url'>
<a class='timestamp-link' expr:href='data:post.url' itemprop='url' rel='bookmark' title='permanent link'><abbr class='published' expr:title='data:post.timestampISO8601' itemprop='datePublished'><data:post.timestamp/></abbr></a>
</b:if>
</b:if>
</span> 

(Please do not remove the Creative Common License)

6. Click Preview to test your template for errors. Look at a previous post to make sure the Author and Date are removed completely from post footer.

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7. If it's working properly and looks good, click Save and Close.

Now you can add your Custom Signature