Remove current theme from “Right Now” dashboard widget

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Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will remove current theme from "Right Now" dashboard widget.

add_filter( 'ngettext', 'wps_remove_theme_name' );
if(!function_exists('wps_remove_theme_name')) {
function wps_remove_theme_name($translated) {
     $translated = str_ireplace('Theme <span class="b">%1$s</span> with',  '',  $translated );
     return $translated;

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  1. Captain Theme May 28, 2014 at 1:59 am

    Seeing it’s now the ‘At A Glance’ widget, I just found doing a simple CSS addition the WP-Admin Styles targetting:
    wp-version-message { display: none; }
    Works well.

  2. Hi, how can I also remove the “x widgets” parts too?

  3. I’ve tried to add it to my functions.php theme but it’s not working, it’s still displaying theme infos.

    1. Hi Omar, do you get any sort of error or does this just not work ?

  4. Thanks for this tip. Now, I can hide unwanted theme info. from dashboard.

    1. Well you can always hide anything from dashboard by adding css that will hide info, however what is it you are looking at removing ?

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