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What is the correct way to remove the authors and date from search results?

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 14, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

I'm trying to remove Authors and Date from the search results on my Search Core Results page.  I've succeded in doing so by editing the Search Core Results web part, using the XSL editor and commenting-out or removing the section that begins with <div class="srch-Metadata2">. 

Could that cause any issues moving forward?  Is that the best method to hide these attributes?  Any advice is appreciated. 

Matt H.

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