# How to remove footline on the title page of beamer slides

I am using the default theme, and use the following to customize the footline,

\useoutertheme{infolines}
\setbeamertemplate{footline}{\hspace*{.5cm}\scriptsize{\insertshorttitle
\vspace{9pt}}


I don't like it also appears on the title page. Is there a simple way not to show it on the first page?

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You can redefine footline locally for the title frame; I also modified the framenumber counter so that the frames including the footline start from one:

\documentclass{beamer}

\useoutertheme{infolines}
\setbeamertemplate{footline}{\hspace*{.5cm}\scriptsize{\insertshorttitle
\vspace{9pt}}

\author{An Author}
\title{The Title}

\begin{document}

{
\setbeamertemplate{footline}{}
\begin{frame}
\titlepage
\end{frame}
}