Snippet: Disable Category, Author, Date and Tag archives

Add following snippet to “functions.php”


add_action('template_redirect', 'wpse69948_archive_disabler');
function wpse69948_archive_disabler()
    if(is_tag() || is_category() || is_date() || is_author())
        global $wp_query;


Snippet will redirect the category, date, tag and author links to “404 not found” page.

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