Alert: 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_for_old_post( bool $open, int $post_id )

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


Parameters

$open

(bool) (Required) Comments open or closed.

$post_id

(int) (Required) Post ID.


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Return

(bool) $open


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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, true ) ) {
		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;
}


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Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
2.7.0 Introduced.

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