Remove Elegant Themes Footer Link
By default Elegant themes footer contains external links to official elegant theme and WordPress.You can easily modify or remove all footer links from your website.To remove Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress you need to remove bit of code from footer.php code.
1.Go to Appearances > editor
2.Search for footer.php file in right sidebar and open it
3.Look for the following code and remove it.
<p id="copyright"><?php printf( __( 'Designed by %1$s | Powered by %2$s', 'Nexus' ), '<a href="http://www.elegantthemes.com" title="Premium WordPress Themes">Elegant Themes</a>', '<a href="http://www.wordpress.org">WordPress</a>' ); ?></p>
4.That's it, now your elegant theme did not show any footer links.