Disable Comments

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

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This plugin allows administrators to globally disable comments on any post type (posts, pages, attachments, etc.) so that these settings cannot be overridden for individual posts. It also removes all comment-related fields from edit and quick-edit screens. On multisite installations, it can be used to disable comments on the entire network. Additionally, comment-related items can be removed from the Dashboard, Widgets, the Admin Menu and the Admin Bar. 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. Details The plugin provides the option to completely disable the commenting feature in WordPress. When this option is selected, the following changes are made: All “Comments” links are hidden from the Admin Menu and Admin Bar; All comment-related sections (“Recent Comments”, “Discussion” etc.) are hidden from...

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  • Minimal impact on memory usage The memory usage of this plugin is less than the average memory usage of other plugins on WordPress.org + 200KB. Check FAQ for more.
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  • Latest PHP 7.4.8 compatible The latest version of the plugin is compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Latest WordPress 5.9.2 compatible The latest version of the plugin is compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Optimized database footprint The plugin creates less than 50 database tables
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  • Frequently updated The plugin was updated at least once in the last 90 days
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    This plugin allows administrators to globally disable comments on any post type (posts, pages, attachments, etc.) so that these settings cannot be overridden for individual posts. It also removes all comment-related fields from edit and quick-edit screens. On multisite installations, it can be used to disable comments on the entire network. Additionally, comment-related items can be removed from the Dashboard,....

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    Memory Usage

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    Page Speed

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    /(front page)
    - 0.07s
    /wp-admin/edit-comments.php
    - 0.02s
    /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
    + 0.01s
    /wp-admin/edit.php
    + 0.02s
    /wp-admin/index.php
    - 0.09s
    /wp-admin/media-new.php
    - 0.1s
    /wp-admin/options-discussion.php
    + 0.09s
    /wp-admin/options-writing.php
    - 0.12s
    /wp-admin/post-new.php
    + 0.22s
    /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
    + 0.02s
    /wp-admin/upload.php
    + 0.03s
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    + 55.98KB
    / (front page)
    + 3.68KB
    /wp-admin/edit-comments.php
    + 13.53KB
    /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
    + 13.58KB
    /wp-admin/edit.php
    + 5.49KB
    /wp-admin/index.php
    + 5.67KB
    /wp-admin/media-new.php
    + 6.46KB
    /wp-admin/options-discussion.php
    + 6.5KB
    /wp-admin/options-writing.php
    + 4.42KB
    /wp-admin/post-new.php
    + 5.63KB
    /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
    + 5.58KB
    /wp-admin/upload.php
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