How to Check WordPress Version?
There are several ways we can check WordPress version. You can find the version from the admin panel, by viewing the source code of website or from the version.php under the wp-includes folder.
When you login to the WordPress Admin panel, under the section: "At a Glance", you will see the WordPress version and other information such as name of the theme you are using:
If you go to update section in the dashboard, you can find whether a new version of WordPress is available.
Alternatively, you can view the source code of your website (Right click on the web page and select: "View page source"), find the meta tag, "generator" which will show the version of WordPress you have.
We can also check the WordPress version from the The version.php file under the wp-includes folder.
The $wp_version variable hold the wordpress version: