How to remove the sitename text/link from your Joomla! 1.5 template, so that it does not display

This text usually appears in the header of your webpage.

NOTE: Before applying any changes, always remember to take a backup of the previous state.


  1. Click on Extensions->Template Manager

    Extensions->Template Manager

  2. The Template Manager page will now open, click on the name of the relevant template “The template that is selected for your site
  3. Click on the Edit Html button

    Edit HTML

  4. Search and Remove for the following line/s
    <a href="<?php echo $baseUrl; ?>/"><?php echo $mainframe->getCfg('sitename') ;?></a>


    <?php echo $mainframe->getCfg('sitename') ;?>
  5. Click on the Save button


  6. Refresh your webpage and the sitename text/link should be gone. NOTEIf the changes to not take effect, try to clear the Joomla! Cache

Image Credits: Photo by Isis França on Unsplash.

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