This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest three major releases of WordPress. 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.

Contributors

Change log

1.0.1

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

1.0

  • First public release