WordPress introduced HTML allowed tags in comment form since WordPress 3.0. This is the text you will see after the comment box that reads:
You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>
We’ve seen lots of people were asking whether it’s possible to remove them. In this article, we’ll show you how to remove HTML allowed tags using three different ways:
1. Using Filter
You may use the following code to remove the HTML allowed tags text in your site. The code should be in
functions.php of your child theme.
If you’re afraid of editing
functions.php file, there’s an alternative. The HTML allowed tags form can be hide using a simple CSS code. Open up your
style.css file and drop the code below:
3. Using Remove Comment Notes plugin
If really have no idea how to use any of the code below, there’s a plugin for this. All you need to do is to install and activate Remove Comment Notes plugin. Just activate the plugin and you are ready to go, no additional configuration is needed.