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Disable Comments

Allows administrators to globally disable comments on their site. Comments can be disabled according to post type. Multisite friendly. Provides tool t

1.6

  • Added a tool for deleting comments in bulk.

1.5.2

  • Fix Javascript errors when the Meta widget is enabled.
  • Hide comments link from the Welcome panel.

1.5.1

  • Hide existing comments if there are any.
  • Filter the comments link in the Meta widget if it is enabled.

1.5

  • Remove the comments feed link from the head in WP 4.4 and higher.

1.4.2

  • Delay loading of translation text domain until all plugins are loaded. This allows plugins to modify translations.

1.4

  • Hide the troublesome "persistent mode" option for all sites where it is not in use. This option will be removed in a future release.

1.3.2

  • Compatibility updates and code refactoring for WordPress 4.3
  • Adding a few new translations

1.3.1

  • Change the behaviour for comment feed requests. This removes a potential security issue.

1.3

  • Move persistent mode filter into a define.
  • Add an advanced option to show the theme's comment template even when comments are disabled.

1.2

  • Allow network administrators to disable comments on custom post types across the whole network.

1.1.1

  • Fix PHP warning when active_sitewide_plugins option doesn't contain expected data type.

1.1

  • Attempt to hide the comments template ("Comments are closed") whenever comments are disabled.

1.0.4

  • Fix CSRF vulnerability in the admin. Thanks to dxw for responsible disclosure.

1.0.3

  • Compatibility fix for WordPress 3.8

1.0.2

  • Disable comment-reply script for themes that don't check comment status properly.
  • Add French translation

1.0.1

  • Fix issue with settings persistence in single-site installations.

1.0

  • Prevent theme comments template from being displayed when comments are disabled everywhere.
  • Prevent direct access to comment admin pages when comments are disabled everywhere.

0.9.2

  • Make persistent mode option filter available all the time.
  • Fix redirection for feed requests
  • Fix admin bar filtering in WP 3.6

0.9.1

  • Short life in the wild.

0.9

  • Added gettext support and German translation.
  • Added links to GitHub development repo.
  • Allow network administrators to prevent the use of persistent mode.

0.8

  • Remove X-Pingback header when comments are completely disabled.
  • Disable comment feeds when comment are completely disabled.
  • Simplified settings page.

0.7

  • Now supports Network Activation - disable comments on your entire multi-site network.
  • Simplified settings page.

0.6

  • Add "persistent mode" to deal with themes that don't use filterable comment status checking.

0.5

  • Allow temporary disabling of comments site-wide by ensuring that original comment statuses are not overwritten when a post is edited.

0.4

  • Added the option to disable the Recent Comments template widget.
  • Bugfix: don't show admin messages to users who don't can't do anything about them.

0.3.5

  • Bugfix: Other admin menu items could inadvertently be hidden when 'Remove the "Comments" link from the Admin Menu' was selected.

0.3.4

  • Bugfix: A typo on the settings page meant that the submit button went missing on some browsers. Thanks to Wojtek for reporting this.

0.3.3

  • Bugfix: Custom post types which don't support comments shouldn't appear on the settings page
  • Add warning notice to Discussion settings when comments are disabled

0.3.2

  • Bugfix: Some dashboard items were incorrectly hidden in multisite

0.3.1

  • Compatibility fix for WordPress 3.3

0.3

  • Added the ability to remove links to comment admin pages from the Dashboard, Admin Bar and Admin Menu

0.2.1

  • Usability improvements to help first-time users configure the plugin.

0.2

  • Bugfix: Make sure pingbacks are also prevented when comments are disabled.

Requires: 4.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7
Last Updated: 13 hours ago
Active Installs: 900,000+

Ratings

4.9 out of 5 stars

Support

2 of 4 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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