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Automatically close (set to read-only) comments on content types of your choosing.

It closes the comments when cron runs. Runs once daily, weekly, monthly or annually to close comments more than a week, month or year old.


  • Install this module using the official Backdrop CMS instructions at

  • Go to Configuration > Content > Comment Closer

  • Set the configuration.


This project is GPL v2 software. See the LICENSE.txt file in this directory for complete text.

Current Maintainers

Herb v/d Dool (


Ported to Backdrop by Herb v/d Dool.

This module was originally written for Drupal ( Drupal maintainers are: rmiddle, NancyDru.