Joomla uses following “generator” meta tag in HEAD for identification. You might be interested in removing it for security reasons.
<meta name=”generator” content=”Joomla! 1.5 – Open Source Content Management” />
In this article you will learn two methods (easy and difficult) so you will be able to change it or simply remove it.
Put following code in your template before or after the <head> tag start
<?php $this->setGenerator(‘Anything you want to set’); ?>
The file you want to edit is called head.php and is found here:
you will want to find the following code (~line 167):
$strHtml .= $tab.'<meta name=”generator” content=”‘.$document->getGenerator().'” />’.$lnEnd;
you can turn it off by simply commenting the line with // at the beginning:
//$strHtml .= $tab.'<meta name=”generator” content=”‘.$document->getGenerator().'” />’.$lnEnd;
Method One is recommended. Because if you use method two then your changes will be gone, each time you upgrade your Joomla to newer version.
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