Disable Comments – Remove Comments & Stop Spam [Multi-Site Support]
Instantly allow or disallow comments from any post type in WordPress (Pages, Posts, or Media) to stop the spammers and gain complete control over your full website. WP-CLI Support & Control comments via XML-RPC and REST-API too!
Take Global Control Over Your WordPress Site
Override all comments-related settings throughout your website & manage your comments just the way you want.
Disable Comments On Posts, Pages & Media
Choose which posts, pages or media should allow comments from site visitors & configure Disable Comments accordingly
Disallow Comments On Multi-Site Network
Have multiple websites? Get rid of irrelevant comments on the entire network using Disable Comments Plugin
KEY FEATURES OF DISABLE COMMENTS
- All “Comments” links are hidden from the Admin Menu and Admin Bar.
- All comment-related sections (“Recent Comments”, “Discussion” etc.) are hidden from the WordPress Dashboard.
- All comment-related widgets are disabled (so your theme cannot use them).
- The “Discussion” settings page is hidden.
- All comment RSS/Atom feeds are disabled (and requests for these will be redirected to the parent post).
- The X-Pingback HTTP header is removed from all pages.
- Outgoing pingbacks are disabled.
- Stop spam comments entirely from the site with one click.
- [New] Delete comments by type.
- [New] Disable comments via XML-RPC & REST-API
- [New] Fully Multi-site Network supported.
Please delete any existing comments on your site before applying this setting, otherwise (depending on your theme) those comments may still be displayed to visitors. You can use the Delete Comments tool to delete any existing comments on your site.
🌟 WHAT’S NEW WITH DISABLE COMMENTS 2.0
AMAZING USER FRIENDLY INTERFACE
Easily configure your comment-related settings with an amazing and attractive app-like user interface.
WP-CLI COMMANDS TO DISABLE COMMENTS
Use WP-CLI control for comment-related settings to disable comments on posts, pages, attachments or everywhere on your website.
GET STARTED WITH QUICK SETUP WIZARD
Use the quick setup wizard after activating the plugin to instantly configure comment-related settings for your WordPress website.
DISABLE COMMENTS ON DOCS
Instantly disable comments on your documentation pages or WordPress knowledge base with a single click.
DELETE CERTAIN COMMENT TYPE(S)
Permanently delete certain comment types from your WordPress website including WooCommerce product reviews as well as generic comments.
DISABLE COMMENTS VIA XML-RPC And REST API
Block any comments made on your WordPress website via XML-RPC specification and REST API.
Important note: Use this plugin if you don’t want comments at all on your site (or on certain post types). Don’t use it if you want to selectively disable comments on individual posts – WordPress lets you do that anyway. If you don’t know how to disable comments on individual posts, there are instructions in the FAQ.
If you come across any bugs or have suggestions, please use the plugin support forum. I can’t fix it if I don’t know it’s broken! Please check the FAQ for common issues.
Want to contribute? Here’s the GitHub development repository.
A must-use version of the plugin is also available.
Some of the plugin’s behavior can be modified by site administrators and plugin/theme developers through code:
DISABLE_COMMENTS_REMOVE_COMMENTS_TEMPLATEand set it to
falseto prevent the plugin from replacing the theme’s comment template with an empty one.
DISABLE_COMMENTS_ALLOW_DISCUSSION_SETTINGSand set it to
trueto prevent the plugin from hiding the Discussion settings page.
These definitions can be made either in your main
wp-config.php or in your theme’s
THIS PLUGIN IS NOW MAINTAINED BY THE TEAM WPDeveloper.
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