Tired of that WordPress generator meta tag showing up in your blog’s source code? For example if you are using WordPress 2.5.1 and view your page’s source, you might find:
<meta name="generator" content="WordPress 2.5.1" />
Well in just a few easy steps you can remove this annoying little meta tag from your WordPress blog. Not only this, but doing so will actually help protect your blog from attacks from hackers and web crawlers that search the internet for out of date WordPress blogs. Without further ado, here are the steps: (you can find the original steps from this article)
Remove WordPress Generator Meta Tag:
1. Find your themes “functions.php” file.
2. And add the following code:
That’s it! You should now have removed the meta tag and can blog happily on. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to post them below.