How To Remove Bitnami Corner Banner From WordPress on Google Cloud

In this tutorial I will show you how to remove the Bitnami banner that appears on your WordPress site after installing WordPress on Google Cloud Platform.

Before getting started with this tutorial, you should’ve already installed WordPress on Google Cloud Platform.

To get started, follow along with the video above. If you get stuck, check below to see the steps listed individually with their commands.

Let’s get started.

There are 3 steps in this tutorial:

  • 1. Access your WordPress instance
  • 2. Enter command to disable banner
  • 3. Restart Apache

1. Access your WordPress instance

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Go to your Google Compute homepage and click the hamburger menu in the upper left-hand corner.
ssl certificate for wordpress on google cloud go to compute engine then vm instances
Go to your Compute Engine, then to VM instances to access your WordPress installation.
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Once inside your Compute Engine, click on the SSH button to connect to your WordPress installation.

2. Enter command to disable banner

In the SSH window that pops up, enter the command below to disable the Bitnami banner.
sudo /opt/bitnami/apps/wordpress/bnconfig --disable_banner 1

3. Restart Apache

Enter the command below to restart Apache. Restarting Apache after making changes is generally considered a good practice.
sudo /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh restart apache

That’s it!

You will not longer see the Bitnami banner at the corner of your WordPress website.

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