Remove Bitnami Banner Permanently from WordPress on Google Cloud

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After your WordPress installation on GCP, when you visit your Bitnami managed WordPress site, you notice there is a Bitnami logo appear on the right bottom corner of your site. A closing sign also appears next to this logo, and if you click there, then the Bitnami Banner will disappear from there. The problem is, if you open your site in a different browser then, you can see it again and your website visitors also can see the icon.

However, who wants a permanent banner on their site? It looks unprofessional. That’s why we need to remove it permanently from our site.

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So, Let’s Started

Learn – How to Remove Bitnami Banner Permanently from WordPress on Google Cloud Platform

Steps to Remove Bitnami Banner Permanently from WordPress on GCP

There are two ways to remove the Bitnami corner banner permanently from our WordPress site on Google Cloud. So follow my instructions below to remove it permanently from your WP site.

Log in to into your server console using SSH

Step 1: Visit Google Cloud Console dashboard and click on the Navigation Menu, then under the COMPUTE section, select Compute Engine and then click on VM instances from the drop-down.

Steps to Navigate VM instances Page on Google Cloud Console

Step 2: At the VM instances page, you will see the SSH option. Now click on the SSH button to connect with your WordPress installation.

Connect to SSH from VM Instances on Google cloud

Enter command to disable Bitnami banner

Step 3: Once you connected server console using SSH, execute the following command and then press enter key to disable the Bitnami corner banner from your site.

sudo /opt/bitnami/apps/wordpress/bnconfig --disable_banner 1
Comment for removing bitnami corner banner

Restart Apache

Step 4: Now enter the following comment to restart your apache server. After making changes, restarting apache is always considered a good practice.

sudo /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh restart
Comment for restarting apache server

Congratulations! Now if you visit your Bitnami managed WordPress site, then you will see the corner banner is gone permanently.

Custom CSS method

The easiest way to do this without getting into the backend is to edit the custom CSS at WordPress.

Step 1: Visit your WordPress Dashboard area and then click on Appearance > Customize > Custom CSS.

Step 2: Now enter the following comment and then save the changes.

#bitnami-banner { display: none !important; }

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That’s It!

Hope this tutorial helps you to solve your problem. If you face any trouble, then please let me know by commenting below.

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2 Comments
  1. Priyaranjan Kumar says

    Hi,
    I’m not getting an email if someone fills my contact us form on my website.
    I have installed Bitnami version of WordPress on Google cloud platforms.
    Can you please help me to solve this issue.

    Thanks

    1. Chiranjit Bera says

      You need to configure email properly to receive emails through the contact form. I’ll prepare a tutorial for that very soon.

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