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Disable comments on posts over one month

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In a number of project I have had to disable comments after a month or x period of time, this little snippet will let you disable comments on posts older than one month. Just add this great little snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme and you are ready to go.


<?php
		function close_comments( $posts ) {
 
			if ( !is_single() ) { return $posts; }
 
			if ( time() - strtotime( $posts[0]->post_date_gmt ) > ( 30 * 24 * 60 * 60 ) ) {
			$posts[0]->comment_status = 'closed';
			$posts[0]->ping_status    = 'closed';
			}
 
		return $posts;
		}
		add_filter( 'the_posts', 'close_comments' );
		?>

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