Meta Generator and Version Info Remover


This plugin will remove the version information that gets appended to enqueued style and script URLs. It will also remove the Meta Generator tag in the head and in RSS feeds. Adds a bit of obfuscation to hide the WordPress version number and generator tag that many sniffers detect automatically from view source. Option available to selectively exclude any style or script file from version info removal process.

You can enable/disable each removal options from admin dashboard:

  • Remove WordPress Meta Generator Tag
  • Remove WPML (WordPress Multilingual Plugin) Meta Generator Tag
  • Remove Slider Revolution Meta Generator Tag
  • Remove WPBakery Page Builder Meta Generator Tag
  • Remove Version from Stylesheet
  • Remove Version from Script
  • Exclude files from version info removal process (by providing comma separated file names)
  • Remove Yoast SEO comments
  • Remove Google Analytics (MonsterInsights) comments

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Dashboard > Settings > Meta Generator and Version Info Remover

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  • Setting page
  • Settings page with a list of files (comma separated list) to exclude from version info removal process
  • View source demo


  1. Unzip the zipped file and upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Manage individual options from Dashboard > Settings > Meta Generator and Version Info Remover


Can I exclude a script/css file?

Yes! You can exclude any script/css files by providing the file names in comma separated format.

Will this plugin cause any problem with WordPress update process?

Not at all! It will cause no problem with WordPress update process.

After plugin update do I need to do anything?

Please go to plugin settings: Dashboard > Settings > Meta Generator and Version Info Remover. Check if all the relevant checkboxes are enabled.


March 12, 2020
Cleans up meta tags and removes versions we dont need, cleaning up source code and increasing site speed. Just set it and forget it.
August 23, 2019
I make a lot of functions to remove meta generator of WordPress and plugins. I found this plugins is the best. Thanks you !
June 8, 2019
Acho que poderiam acrescentar a possibbilidade de mascarar as URL dos links ao solicitar o código-fonte no navegador
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Contributors & Developers

“Meta Generator and Version Info Remover” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


Change log


  • Removed: Other language translation files to fix display errors.


  • Updated: Supported generator name.


  • Updated: PHP notice fix for screen_icon.


  • Updated: Language translations.


  • Updated: Version removal feature – Added version argument checking.


  • Updated: Code improvements.


  • Added: Google Analytics (MonsterInsights) comments removal.


  • Added: Yoast SEO comments removal.


  • Updated: Language translations.


  • Added: WPBakery Page Builder Meta Generator Removal.


  • Added: Slider Revolution Meta Generator Removal.


  • Added: WPML (WordPress Multilingual Plugin) Meta Generator Removal.


  • Added: German language translations.
  • Added: Spanish language translations.
  • Added: French language translations.
  • Added: Italian language translations.


  • Added: i18n (Internationalization) support.


  • Updated: Refactoring and improvements.


  • Updated: Data persistence logic on plugin re-activation hook.


  • Updated: Eliminate any PHP Notices and to meet PHP Strict Standards requirements.


  • Updated: Support for servers running PHP 5.3 or less added. Version 3.0 used a code that was supported only for PHP 5.4+. This has been modified to support all servers.


  • Updated: Feature enhancement – Exclude files from version info removal process (by providing comma separated file names).
  • Added: Screenshots


  • Updated: WordPress Tested Upto Info. WordPress 4.0 supported.


  • Updated: Generator Remover Filter.


  • Added: Options to manage the settings from Administrator Dashboard.


  • Initial Commit.