By default, WordPress includes default comment note of basic HTML tags helps in post comment form. You have probably seen that note in the little text below in the comment form.

comment-box-smallenvelop

If you want to hide this note sayings ‘HTML tags help’ from your comment box then there are 3 ways to achieve this task.

  1. By style.css
  2. By comments.php
  3. By functions.php
  1. By style.css – Open your theme’s style.css file and add this piece of code at the end of this file.
/* Paste code at the end of the style.css file */
.form-allowed-tags{
display: none;
}

2. By editing comments.php – This is an alternative to the above method. Open your theme’s comments.php file find the below code.

<?php comment_form(); ?>

Replace this above code with the code mention below.

<?php comment_form(array('comment_notes_after' => '')); ?>

3. By functions.php – This is an another alternative to the above method. Open your theme’s functions.php file and add the following code to this file.

add_filter( 'comment_form_defaults', 'remove_comment_form_allowed_tags' );
function remove_comment_form_allowed_tags( $defaults ) {

	$defaults['comment_notes_after'] = '';
	return $defaults;

}

After any of this action your comment form will look this.

comment-smallenvelop

Conclusion

Hope this tutorial help you to remove HTML tags help text and improve your WordPress comment box. If you have any queries please feel free to comment.