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How to disable comments on new posts and pages in WordPress

05 Feb 2018 0 140  0
How to disable comments on new posts and pages in WordPress
How to disable comments on new posts and pages in WordPress

 

By default, any visitor is able to just post a comment on your posts or pages when using WordPress.

In this tutorial we will teach you how to disable the comments for new articles (pages and posts) in your WordPress site.

Disabling comments in WordPress Posts and Pages

Step 1: Begin by logging in to your WordPress Admin Dashboard.

Step 2: Navigate to the ‘Settings’ option on the left-hand side bar.

Step 3: On the expanded menu, navigate to the ‘Discussions’ option.

Step 4: This will bring you to the ‘Discussions’ Settings page. From there, look at the area called ‘Default article settings’ and uncheck the box labeled ‘Allow people to post comments on new articles’

Step 5: At the bottom of the page, click on ‘Save Changes’. After this, visitors will not be able to post comments on each new post.

How to disable the comments on a page in WordPress

By default, WordPress themes will have comments enabled on every page. If you wish your sites to have posts without comments, then this feature must be disabled.

Disabling comments in WordPress

Step 1: Start by logging in to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2: Now, navigate to the ‘Pages’ link on the left.

Step 3: Hover your mouse over the ‘Page’ row to show the edit links for the page. Then, click on ‘Quick edit’ under the page’s title.

Step 4: Next, uncheck the ‘Allow Comments’ checkbox before clicking on ‘Publish’.

Step 5: Now the comment box will no longer be visible to someone visiting the page. The site will also display that the comments are closed.

 

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