How to Remove WordPress Generator Meta Tag

Publish : 2020 Dec 17 1753 view Cat : AVANETCO
Secure WordPress
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Are you looking for a way to remove the meta generator tag? This snippet will let you remove the meta generator tag from the WordPress header for security reasons.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

remove_action(‘wp_head’, ‘wp_generator’);

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.