How to remove Powered by Phoca Download in joomla 2.5 and 3

Why do you want to remove the back link ?  Always respect the copyright and  leave the credits of the developer since they have provided component / module to you for free. Why not donate to the developer and easily remove it in the backend?

I will show you how to remove Powered by Phoca Download in joomla 2.5 and 3

BACKUP THE FILE ! before proceeding …

STEP 1

Go to Public HTMLadministratorcomponentscom_phocadownloadlibrariesphocadownloadrenderrenderfront.php

# Locate the following block of code in renderfront.php  [should be around line 41]

public static function renderPhocaDownload() {
return '<div sty'.'le="t'.'ext-al'.'ign:ri'.'ght;">Po'
.'wered by <a href="/ht'.'tp://www.pho'
.'ca.cz/phocad'.'ownload" targe'
.'t="_bla'.'nk" title="Pho'.'ca Dow'
.'nload">Phoca Down'.'load</a></div>';
}

Now replace the code with the following (or just delete the above code and save the file)

 public static function renderPhocaDownload() {
/*
return '<div sty'.'le="t'.'ext-al'.'ign:ri'.'ght;">Po'
.'wered by <a href="/ht'.'tp://www.pho'
.'ca.cz/phocad'.'ownload" targe'
.'t="_bla'.'nk" title="Pho'.'ca Dow'
.'nload">Phoca Down'.'load</a></div>';
*/
}

Now Save the file

STEP 2

Now again go to Public HTMLadministratorcomponentscom_phocadownloadlibrariesphocadownloadutilsutils.php

# Locate the following block of code in utils.php  [should be around line 12]

public static function footer() {
echo '<div>Powe'.'red b'.'y <a href="/ht'.'tp://www.pho'.'ca.c'.'z/pho'
.'cado'.'wn'.'load" tar'.'get="_bl'.'ank" title="Pho'.'ca Down' .'load">Pho'
.'ca Downl'.'oad</a></div>';
}

Now replace the code with the following (or just delete the above code and save the file)

public static function footer() {
/*
echo '<div>Powe'.'red b'.'y <a href="/ht'.'tp://www.pho'.'ca.c'.'z/pho'
.'cado'.'wn'.'load" tar'.'get="_bl'.'ank" title="Pho'.'ca Down' .'load">Pho'
.'ca Downl'.'oad</a></div>';
*/
}

 

Now save the file, you are set to go…

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