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

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 27 sec read >

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

Last Updated On March 30, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. Profile

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