How to Remove Query Variables / Version Numbers from Style or Script

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Are you looking for a way to remove the version numbers from any style or script? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to remove query variables / version numbers from style or script.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

function example_remove_query_var( $src ) {
   if( strpos( $src, '?ver=' ) )
   $src = remove_query_arg( 'ver', $src );
   return $src;
add_filter( 'style_loader_src', 'example_remove_query_var', 10, 2 );
add_filter( 'script_loader_src', 'example_remove_query_var', 10, 2 );

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

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