How To Remove Bitnami Corner Banner From WordPress on Google Cloud

Bitnami banner,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.

By enabling the digital experiences of customers on Google Cloud Platform, WP Engine gives improved security, performance and stability for some of the most well-known websites like The Webby Awards, W2O Group and Thomson Reuters.

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The WP Engine is the market leading player in the fastest-growing areas of the web: providing digital experiences built using the WordPress open-source CMS. WordPress is now powering around 35 percent of internet which is up from 13.5% in the year 2010 showing its increasing popularity with companies agents, small and large companies alike.

In terms of the most visited websites on the web, WP Engine powers more WordPress websites than any others managed WordPress hosts put together. It has over 120,000 customers worldwide with hundreds of thousands websites of marquee brands like AMD, Motley Fool, NBA, News Corp, the City of New York, and Under Armour. WP Engine’s WP Engine WordPress Digital Experience Platform offers customers an all-in-one platform for infrastructure, analytics security and support. It helps users bring digital ideas to reality.


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.

Bitnami banner | 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.