Removing author and date from posts in Opti Theme

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    I would like to remove the author and date from posts in Opti Theme. I am the only person contributing, so it seems a little over-the-top to note that I am the author of each post. I don’t want my readers (ha – I think I have about 5) to think that I am all about myself. I don’t want to appear to be so proud of everything that I write that I have to stamp my name all over it. Can you help me? Is this a CSS thing? I don’t know a darned thing about CSS, but maybe this would be a great place to start. I just need to know if it is possible.
    Thanks SO much, friends! Ren

    The blog I need help with is



    Hi there – you can remove the author and date with this CSS code:

    .postmetadata {
    display: none;

    Just head over to Appearance > Custom Design, and click on the CSS tab.

    Copy-paste the above code into the CSS area, below the green block of comments, and save your settings. Voila!

    If you need help with CSS tweaks in the future, feel free to post in our CSS Customization forum:

    Here are some resources where you can start learning a few CSS basics – it can be really fun once you get started!

    CSS Basics
    Editing CSS
    Custom CSS

    Let me know how it goes!


    OH YOU ARE A GENIUS!!! I thought Happiness Engineer was possibly a bit hyperbolic, but it’s not – it is a true and accurate title! You made me so happy I want to get up on my desk, flip over onto my back and twirl! I wonder if someone would come by and give me a spin. Thanks so much for the quick response – you gave me exactly what I needed.



    My absolute pleasure! I’m giving you a virtual spin right now. :-)


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