How to hide the atlassian logo in the footer

Hi All,

Right now we are using JIRA 6.3.5, we want to hide the Atlassian Logo which is present in the footer.

what are the changes i need to do in footer.vm file, is there any possibility to customize the logo instead of hiding?

Thanks in advance


3 answers

If you really want to do this, the easiest way is to add the following to the Announcements Banner in JIRA:

	footer#footer { background: transparent; } /* Works for JIRA 6.1 - Hides the grey "Charlie" */
	#footer-logo { display: none; } /* Works for JIRA 6.3 - hide the Atlassian logo/link */

This will survive an upgrade. Other approaches won't.


Whether removing Atlassian's logo is within the terms of the customer agreement is open to debate.

The Atlassian Customer Agreement states:

6.4 Attribution. In any use of the Software, you must include the following attribution to Atlassian on all user interfaces in the following format: “Powered by Atlassian,” which must in every case include a hyperlink to, and which must be in the same format as delivered in the Software.

JIRA 6.3.1 does not even have the "Powered by Atlassian" text in the footer:

Screen Shot 2014-09-25 at 10.27.28.png

So in theory, perhaps all users of JIRA 6.3.1 are already in violation of the customer agreement.

Thanks Adrian and Henning.

i don't have any problem with that text, but need to remove the logo.

Does i need to change the code in both and footer.vm files or only footer.vm?



Henning Tietgens Community Champion Sep 24, 2014

The change in is only needed to reload .vm files "on the fly", without restarting JIRA. It's not needed to modify the footer. IMO you have to modify .../atlassian-jira/includes/decorators/aui-layout/footer.jsp to remove the footer logo.

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Yes, but it's illegal for you to do it. The text "Powered by Atlassian Confluence", with the link behind it must NOT be removed. It's in your licence agreement.

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