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What is the best way to disable feeds per post type but keep has_archive enabled?

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I ran into this issue today. I don't know if it's the best way, but here's how I solved it (with has_archive still set to true, of course):

// First we remove WP default feed actions
// If we stop here, feeds would be disabled altogether
remove_action('do_feed_rdf', 'do_feed_rdf', 10, 1);
remove_action('do_feed_rss', 'do_feed_rss', 10, 1);
remove_action('do_feed_rss2', 'do_feed_rss2', 10, 1);
remove_action('do_feed_atom', 'do_feed_atom', 10, 1);

// Now we add our own actions, which point to our own feed function
add_action('do_feed_rdf', 'my_do_feed', 10, 1);
add_action('do_feed_rss', 'my_do_feed', 10, 1);
add_action('do_feed_rss2', 'my_do_feed', 10, 1);
add_action('do_feed_atom', 'my_do_feed', 10, 1);

// Finally, we do the post type check, and generate feeds conditionally
function my_do_feed() {
    global $wp_query;
    $no_feed = array('cpt_1', 'cpt_2');
    if(in_array($wp_query->query_vars['post_type'], $no_feed)) {
        wp_die(__('This is not a valid feed address.', 'textdomain'));
    }
    else {
        do_feed_rss2($wp_query->is_comment_feed);
    }
}

Please note that this will cause all feeds to generate as RSS 2.0, when they do generate, but you get general idea.

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Thanks @tbuteler! –  mattrepublic Feb 13 '12 at 23:28
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