Hide WordPress Update Nag within the Admin

Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your WordPress theme will hide the update nag that appears at the top of all admin pages when a new version of WordPress is released.

function remove_upgrade_nag() {
   echo '<style type="text/css">
           .update-nag {display: none}

add_action('admin_head', 'remove_upgrade_nag');

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  1. There is no need for non administrators to see the nag. Adding a check for permissions like below is in my opinion a good way to remove the nag but still show it for the administrator(s), or those who are allowed to perform updates.

    function remove_upgrade_nag() {
    if( !current_user_can(‘update_core’) ) {
    echo ‘
    .update-nag {display: none}
    add_action(‘admin_head’, ‘remove_upgrade_nag’);

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