How to Remove WordPress Version Number with Plugins

We all know how WordPress add’s Meta tag to the Head Section of the WordPress blog.It automatically prints out version on every page and feed.If you’re running an older version of WordPress, anyone can view source to see what attacks might work against your blog. As a security measure It is advisable to remove the traces of WordPress version number.

We had discussed on the methods for removing WordPress version information from your WordPress blog & had suggested the best method.

But if you don’t want to play with the WordPress code, I would suggest you to use any of the below listed plugins.These WordPress plugins does the same job for you.

Best WordPress Plugins to remove WordPress Version Meta :

Remove WP version everywhere :

A simple WordPress plugin that prevent’s people from knowing what version of WordPress you’re using via your HTML source or from RSS feeds. It Removes WordPress version number from RSS, posts and pages supports network activation.This Plugin also supports multisite setup.

Replace WP-Version :

This Plugin has something cheeky it trys to bluff the hacker by replacing the Wp-Version information with a Random String or some number or it can even remove WordPress Version meta from all the Feed’s, style- and script-urls.

WordPress Remove Version :

WordPress Remove Version securely removes the version number from both the site header and the rss feed using the the_generator filter.

However I don’t recommend using WordPress Plugins for simple tasks like this.

Above are simple Light weight WordPress Plugins which can help you remove WordPress Version Number easily, but I only suggest to use these Plugins if you are some one  who is Lazy & don’t want to take risk of messing WordPress code.

Please let us know if you know any other plugin which can do the job better than the above listed plugins.We would be happy to add them to the list.

  • Robin

    A good security practice you have suggested here. Looking forward for more posts that suggest some security tip for bloggers.