Sometimes, as a developer, it may be beneficial to hide the WordPress version number and or hide the WordPress update notice from backend users. Particularly if you are aware that performing the update will cause issues with your presently installed theme.
Nothing beats getting it fixed immediately, but sometimes that just isn’t feasible. We still recommend that any security releases be implemented immediately and if you must, take the site down for maintenance. That is, until the theme compatibility issues have been resolved and the security updates implemented.
The following code snippets may be inserted into your child theme’s functions.php file to implement the stated outcome.
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- Added notice to insert the code into the functions.php file within your child theme