WordPress - How to Disable Comments

WordPress - How to Disable Comments

In this article, we will explain how to disable comments on the whole website.

1. Navigate to the WordPress dashboard >> plugins >> Add new

2. Install and activate the file manager plugin 

3. Open file manager plugin from WordPress dashboard.

4. Navigate to the wp-content\themes\massive-dynamic

5. Open functions.php file into the "code editor" mode.

6. Add the below codes into the function.php file and save it.
  1. // Close comments on the front-end
  2. function df_disable_comments_status() {
  3.  return false;
  4. }
  5. add_filter('comments_open', 'df_disable_comments_status', 20, 2);
  6. add_filter('pings_open', 'df_disable_comments_status', 20, 2);

  7. // Hide existing comments
  8. function df_disable_comments_hide_existing_comments($comments) {
  9.  $comments = array();
  10.  return $comments;
  11. }
  12. add_filter('comments_array', 'df_disable_comments_hide_existing_comments', 10, 2);

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