Hide the WordPress version to improve security, or not?
Many WordPress professionals recommend to hide the WordPress version number to improve the security of your WordPress and keep hackers at bay. But does hiding the version of WordPress really improves the security of your WordPress blogs and websites? This article looks into existing WordPress attacks and explains why by just hiding the version of WordPress your website is not protected from malicious hacker attacks.
How to Hide the WordPress Version from the Generator Meta Tag
By defaut WordPress discloses the version number in the generator meta tag and default RSS feeds. In this WordPress security tutorial we show you how to hide the WordPress version number without installing a WordPress security plugin.