Turn Comments Off


Activate this plugin to immediately remove all comment functionality from WordPress.

  • Stop comments and pingbacks on all existing and future content.
  • Remove “Discussion” from Settings in the admin menu.
  • Remove “Comments” from the admin menu.
  • Remove the comments bubble from the admin bar.
  • Remove “Recent Comments” from the site activity dashboard widget.
  • Remove the comments feed link.
  • Unregister all core comment blocks in the editor.

No configuration necessary (or available).

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  • Update the list of blocks unregistered to include latest from Gutenberg and WordPress.
  • Update wordpress/scripts to 24.6.0.
  • Refactor how the list of blocks is managed to make future maintenance easier. Props @huubl.
  • Only unregister blocks that are registered. Props @huubl.


  • Unregister core comment blocks in the editor.


  • Add automated GitHub deployments to wp.org.


  • Add PHP namespace.


  • Initial release.