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How To Remove the Comments Metabox From the Post Editor

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Are you looking for a way to remove the Comments metabox? This snippet will remove the Comments metabox from your post editor.

Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

function remove_post_comments_metabox() {
       remove_meta_box( 'commentstatusdiv','post','normal' ); 
 }
 add_action('admin_menu','remove_post_comments_metabox');

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