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How to hide your WordPress version number…completely
/* Hide WP version meta tag from header and generator tag from feeds
* @return null
* @filter the_generator
function fjarrett_remove_wp_version_tag() {
return null;
add_filter( 'the_generator', 'fjarrett_remove_wp_version_tag' );
/* Hide WP version strings from scripts and styles
* @return {string} $src
* @filter script_loader_src
* @filter style_loader_src
function fjarrett_remove_wp_version_strings( $src ) {
global $wp_version;
$parts = explode( '?', $src );
if ( $parts[1] === 'ver=' . $wp_version ) {
return $parts[0];
else {
return $src;
add_filter( 'script_loader_src', 'fjarrett_remove_wp_version_strings' );
add_filter( 'style_loader_src', 'fjarrett_remove_wp_version_strings' );

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