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Removing the Joomla Generator tag PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 23 October 2007

If you want to Remove the Joomla Generator tag from your website, just find the file includes/frontend.php and delete the line: $mainframe->addMetaTag( 'Generator', $_VERSION->PRODUCT . " - " . $_VERSION->COPYRIGHT);

Thats it, now all kind of components writers wont sneak into your Joomla code by using this tag.

In Joomla 1.5 it's in here:
Delete the line: $strHtml .= $tab.'<meta name="generator" content="'.$document->getGenerator().'" />'.$lnEnd;

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Comments (5)
1. 08-08-2014 18:01
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Written by Seiji (Guest)
2. 23-03-2010 07:48
Just use a plugin
Just use a plugin to do this for you, like : http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/site-management/credits/10496 
It's better, so when you switch templates you don't have to recode it again.
Written by Theo (Guest)
3. 03-05-2008 21:28
hey man!!!!!!!
hey, man, thank you from the deepness of my heart i was looking for this.
Written by walalm (Guest)
4. 24-02-2008 07:59
Ohh ! I might find this site ago... XD but np... I could do this alone :D
Written by Sebi (Guest)
5. 26-01-2008 17:36
Thanks for the tip... but
Thanks for the tip, but it's not entrirely correct - try installing the free version of Artio JoomSEF and see the ads they stick into your site... The ads can be removed, but simply binning the generator tag is insufficient.
Written by Thompson Fletcher Associates (Guest)
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