This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Hide WordPress Version

Description

Removes the WordPress version string from:

  • The $wp_version global variable (frontend only)
  • Generator tag output (removed entirely)
  • ‘Right Now’ admin dashboard widget (non-admins)
  • Admin dashboard footer (non-admins)
  • Scripts and stylesheets enqueued without a version declared
  • HTTP queries
  • XML-RPC responses
  • Pingbacks
  • Bloginfo() calls

Also removes the update notice in the admin for non-admins.

Installation

  1. Upload hide-wordpress-version.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

FAQ

Will this make my install secure?

No. You still need to keep up-to-date with the latest WordPress version. This plugin will stop those less knowledgeable from finding out your version, but it is still possible to find this out.

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Contributors & Developers

“Hide WordPress Version” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.0.1

  • Added removal of upgrade notice in admin for non-admins

1.0

  • First public release