How to Remove Joomla Version Number from Admin Panel for Joomla 3.x.x

22 October 2014, 12:00 am Written by  Emdadul Haque
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Have you ever thought how you can get rid of the annoying version number from Joomla Admin panel? Many Joomla users don't want to show this for security reason or even for purely cosmetic reason.

In this blog post we are going to show you how easily you can turn off the Joomla version number from admin panel.

First Step

Click Module Manager from the Extensions Menu.Under Filter section select Administrator from the first drop down.You will see Joomla Version module is published by default.As a result Joomla version number is visible in the admin area.

Second Step

Disable the Joomla version module.Now the Joomla version number is gone!

Third Step

(Advanced - For those who want to change the version text to some other text.)

(I) First browse to directory \administrator\templates\bluestork(or your default admin template)\html and create a new directory named mod_version

(II) Go to directory \administrator\modules\mod_version\tmpl and copy the file default.php to the directory \administrator\templates\bluestork(or your default admin template)\html\mod_version

(III) Browse to the file default.php from \administrator\templates\bluestork(or your default admin template)\html\mod_version and change the highlighted variable value to any text you want to show.


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