Completely Disable Comments

add_action(\’admin_init\’, function () {
// Redirect any user trying to access comments page
global $pagenow;

if ($pagenow === \’edit-comments.php\’) {
wp_safe_redirect(admin_url());
exit;
}

// Remove comments metabox from dashboard
remove_meta_box(\’dashboard_recent_comments\’, \’dashboard\’, \’normal\’);

// Disable support for comments and trackbacks in post types
foreach (get_post_types() as $post_type) {
if (post_type_supports($post_type, \’comments\’)) {
remove_post_type_support($post_type, \’comments\’);
remove_post_type_support($post_type, \’trackbacks\’);
}
}
});

// Close comments on the front-end
add_filter(\’comments_open\’, \’__return_false\’, 20, 2);
add_filter(\’pings_open\’, \’__return_false\’, 20, 2);

// Hide existing comments
add_filter(\’comments_array\’, \’__return_empty_array\’, 10, 2);

// Remove comments page in menu
add_action(\’admin_menu\’, function () {
remove_menu_page(\’edit-comments.php\’);
});

// Remove comments links from admin bar
add_action(\’init\’, function () {
if (is_admin_bar_showing()) {
remove_action(\’admin_bar_menu\’, \’wp_admin_bar_comments_menu\’, 60);
}
});