Remove Jetpack Related Post from Custom Post Types

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Jetpack’s related posts is a great tool to show a similar post for the current article. Generate related post is not just as easy, you can’t just query a similar category for more content.

Jetpack has an advanced algorithm which servers the most similar posts right under – or somewhere else – your posts. By default, it will show on your Custom Post Types which in some cases, not the most ideal. Luckily it is easy to turn it off!

function pine_jetpack_archive_no_related_posts( $options ) {
    if ( is_post_type_archive( 'product' ) || ( get_post_type() == 'product' && is_single() ) ) {
        $options['enabled'] = false;
    return $options;

add_filter( 'jetpack_relatedposts_filter_options', 'pine_jetpack_archive_no_related_posts' );

As you see we use the jetpack_relatedposts_filter_options filter witch a simple CPT condition with the help of is_post_type_archive() function. If the condition is true we set the $options[‘enabled’] to false.

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