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_close_comments_for_old_post( bool $open, int $post_id )

This function’s access is marked private. This means it is not intended for use by plugin or theme developers, only in other core functions. It is listed here for completeness.

Close comments on an old post. Hooked to comments_open and pings_open.

Description

Parameters

$open

(bool) (Required) Comments open or closed

$post_id

(int) (Required) Post ID

Return

(bool) $open

Source

File: wp-includes/comment.php

function _close_comments_for_old_post( $open, $post_id ) {
	if ( ! $open ) {
		return $open;
	}

	if ( ! get_option( 'close_comments_for_old_posts' ) ) {
		return $open;
	}

	$days_old = (int) get_option( 'close_comments_days_old' );
	if ( ! $days_old ) {
		return $open;
	}

	$post = get_post( $post_id );

	/** This filter is documented in wp-includes/comment.php */
	$post_types = apply_filters( 'close_comments_for_post_types', array( 'post' ) );
	if ( ! in_array( $post->post_type, $post_types ) ) {
		return $open;
	}

	// Undated drafts should not show up as comments closed.
	if ( '0000-00-00 00:00:00' === $post->post_date_gmt ) {
		return $open;
	}

	if ( time() - strtotime( $post->post_date_gmt ) > ( $days_old * DAY_IN_SECONDS ) ) {
		return false;
	}

	return $open;
}

Changelog

Version Description
2.7.0 Introduced.

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https://developer.wordpress.org/reference/functions/_close_comments_for_old_post