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

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

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

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() {<br />
echo '&lt;div&gt;Powe'.'red b'.'y &lt;a href=&quot;/ht'.'tp://www.pho'.'ca.c'.'z/pho'<br />
.'cado'.'wn'.'load&quot; tar'.'get=&quot;_bl'.'ank&quot; title=&quot;Pho'.'ca Down' .'load&quot;&gt;Pho'<br />
.'ca Downl'.'oad&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/div&gt;';<br />
}</p>
<p>

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

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

 

Now save the file, you are set to go…

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