In this tutorial I will show you how to remove the Bitnami corner banner that appears on your WordPress site after installing WordPress on Amazon AWS.
Before getting started with this tutorial, you should have already installed WordPress on Amazon AWS. For instructions on how to install WordPress on AWS, check out this tutorial.
For instructions on how to remove the corner banner once and for all, using the proper method, then follow along with this tutorial.
There are 6 steps in this tutorial:
- 1. Create SSH Key Pair
- 2. Convert File to .ppk Format
- 3. Configure PuTTY
- 4. SSH into EC2 Instance
- 5. Disable Banner
- 6. Restart Apache
1. Create SSH Key Pair
2. Convert File to .ppk Format
3. Configure PuTTY
NOTE: To find your EC2 Instance’s public IP address, check out step 1 of this tutorial.
4. SSH into EC2 Instance
5. Disable Banner
sudo /opt/bitnami/apps/wordpress/bnconfig --disable_banner 1
NOTE: Use the right-click button to paste into putty.
6. Restart Apache
sudo /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh restart
Use Custom CSS
If you’re new to AWS and require a simple solution, you can use CSS to ‘hide’ the banner.
To hide the banner, simply enter the following code in your WordPress custom CSS:
Please be aware that although the corner banner is hidden, the script that generates the corner banner will still load with your website until it is properly disabled.
You’ve successfully disabled the Bitnami corner banner!
If you have any questions or comments about this tutorial, be sure to post them below!