Auto-Close Comments, Pingbacks and Trackbacks

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AutoClose is a WordPress plugin that lets you automatically close comments, pingbacks and trackbacks on your posts. You can also bulk-open or close comments, pingbacks and trackbacks.

You can also delete all post revisions, pingbacks and trackbacks using the buttons in the Tools interface.


  • Set up a schedule to automatically close comments, pingbacks/trackbacks on posts, pages and other custom post types
  • Select a custom time period to limit these to posts published before a certain date
  • Access the tools page for buttons that allow you to open or close comments and/or pingbacks
  • Delete all post revisions
  • Delete all pingbacks and trackbacks



WordPress install

  1. Navigate to Plugins within your WordPress Admin Area
  2. Click “Add new” and in the search box enter “autoclose”
  3. Find the plugin in the list (usually the first result) and click “Install Now”

Manual install

  1. Download the plugin
  2. Extract the contents of to wp-content/plugins/ folder. You should get a folder called autoclose.
  3. Activate the Plugin in WP-Admin.
  4. Goto Settings » Auto-Close to configure


The below screenshots show the General options and the Tools page.

AutoClose v2.0.0 settings
AutoClose v2.0.0 settings
AutoClose v2.0.0 Tools
AutoClose v2.0.0 Tools


Details on the Github releases page.


All files and their contents are licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).

Questions or Bugs

Please use the support forum if you have any questions or would like to report any bugs.


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