Remove meta name=”generator” content=”WordPress”

How to Remove <meta name=”generator” content=”WordPress”
The following simple solution will allow you to quickly remove the <meta name=”generator” content=”WordPress 2.X” /> tag from WordPress

  1. Login to your WordPress admin panel
  2. Navigate to Design -> Theme Editor and click Theme Functions (functions.php) from the list of theme files
  3. Just before the closing ?> tag, add the following: remove_action(‘wp_head’, ‘wp_generator’);
  4. Click the Update file button and go view the source of your site

If all goes well, the <meta name=”generator” content=”WordPress” /> should be removed.