[How To] Remove Generator Meta WordPress

Generator META is usually used to point to the authors of the services used inside a website. Lately, more and more WordPress plugins authors are adding their generator METAs in source-code.

The WordPress generator meta looks like this:

<meta name="generator" content="WordPress 5.*.*" />

To remove the Generator META from WordPress you can install a free plugin like Hide My WP Ghost and activate the Hide WordPress Version option.

The plugin will also remove:

  • removes the version parameters from CSS Styles loaded in the source-code
  • removes the version parameters fromJS Scripts loaded in the source-code
  • removes the generator Meta to WordPress
  • removes the generator Meta to WPML (WordPress Multilingual Plugin)
  • removes the generator Meta to Slider Revolution Meta Generator
  • removes the generator Meta to Visual Composer / WPBakery Page Builder
  • removes the dns-prefetch link to WP.org
  • hides the Jetpack analytics trails to WordPress


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