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Disabled Comments

Since it is possible for Meerkat to disable new comment submissions for any given post on your site, it might be a good idea to have your template adapt and display a message to visitors.

By default, Meerkat does not close comment threads automatically. Learn how to adjust this in the Configuration Overview article.

Checking if Comments are Disabled

It is relatively simple to check if new comment submissions are disabled for the current post using the {{ meerkat:comments_enabled }} tag. This tag can be used inside of a conditional statement like so:

1{{ if {meerkat:comments_enabled === true} }}
2 <!-- Display the comment form. -->
3{{ else }}
4 <p>New comment submissions have been disabled for this post.</p>
5{{ /if }}

That's all there is to updating your theme to display a message to visitor's that new comment submissions have been disabled. Meerkat will handle the rest in the background for you.

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