Disable Comments on Media Attachments

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Every media attachement gets its own page with its own comments section. This can by chaos with spam comments. To disable to comments on media attachments alone use this snippet.

<?php // how to disable comments on media attachments
function so_filter_media_comment_status( $open, $post_id ) {
	$post = get_post( $post_id );
	if( $post->post_type == 'attachment' ) {
		return false;
	return $open;
add_filter( 'comments_open', 'so_filter_media_comment_status', 10 , 2 );
Provided by: Piet Bos
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