Remove WordPress version information

You may come across some different ways of removing WordPress version from the head tag. The preferred way of how to remove WordPress version from the head tag is mentioned in this article. The reason to be preferred is that it will remove WordPress version information from both site and RSS feeds.

Within your themes folder, open functions.php file and paste the following code.

Preferred way of how to remove WordPress version info

This is how you can remove WordPress version information not only from the site but from all the locations.


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Gzip compression wordpress

Gzip compression can be enabled in WordPress. There are several ways to enable gzip compression in WordPress. Gzip compression reduces 60-70% of the page size.

Enable gzip compress using WordPress plugins


1. WP Super Cache

WP Super Cache can be used for gzip compression wordpress. It has a feature in “Advanced” tab from where compression can be enabled.

gzip compression wordpress wp-super-cache


2. W3 Total Cache

W3 Total Cache is another wordpress plugin which can work for gzip compression. gzip compression via W3 Total Cache in the following way. Open performance > Browser Cache, and then check 

gzip compression wordpress wp-total-cache



Enable gzip compression through htaccess

There is another way other than plugins to enable gzip compression. gzip compression can be enabled using htaccess file by adding the following code into htaccess file.


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