really remove wp version (5 posts)

  1. sopadj1
    Posted 7 years ago #


    im italian new user!

    i must remove my wp version on my blog! in source code of pages, in the dashboard of each registered users, and everywhere! i have just tried some way/plugin, and i would to know if exist a way/plugin that do this very well!

    help! thanks!

    i' m using the last version of wp!

    exuseme for my bad english!

  2. Gah, there is a plugin in http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/ but I can't find it... Google Fu is failing me...

    This plugin here works too. It's from Angsuman's blog.

    It link for the plugin is hrml formatted but it contains this code:

    Plugin Name: WordPress Version Remover
    Plugin URI: http://www.taragana.com/products
    Description: Removes the WordPress header information from blog header.
    Version: 1.0
    Author: Angsuman Chakraborty
    Author URI: http://blog.taragana.com
    add_action('init', 'removeWPVersionInfo');
    function removeWPVersionInfo() {
        remove_action('wp_head', 'wp_generator');

    Edit: Also see here.

  3. fedmich
    Posted 7 years ago #

    no need to install as plugin...
    just put this in the header.php

    remove_action('wp_head', 'wp_generator');

    before the <? wp_header();?>

  4. Dgold
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Another interesting article that tells you how to do it (the wp_head method). This also tells you how to remove 2 other unsightly lines that WP makes visible in your source code (Windows Live Writer and the RSD line of code),


    However, unfortunately, even with this --- there are still blatent references to the WP version that will appear in the Admin screens. :(

    This is bad because it appears for clients, authors, people who don't know how to Upgrade WordPress and yet there is a yellow warning message telling them they need to "Get WP 2.6.5". That's not cool. That's private info that should be only for the Admin.

    How can we remove it or hide it from the WP-Admin screens -- both the yellow warning line at the top, and in the WP-Admin footer?

  5. Michael Torbert
    WordPress Virtuoso
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Among other things, this plugin removes the version from non-admins, even if you aren't logged in.

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