How to disable comments on WordPress Posts and Pages

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In this WordPress tutorial we will show you how to easily disable comments on WordPress blogs and sites you have. Some sites require no comments at all. If you have a business, portfolio or a presentation website some site owners prefer to have no comments. In this situation you simply follow the instructions below to disable comments on WordPress.

In this WordPress tutorial you will learn:

1. How to disable comments in WordPress in 3 steps!

2. How to turn comments off in WordPress POSTS that are already created?

3. How to turn comments off in WordPress PAGES that are already created?

4. How to disable comments in WordPress in BULK?

Normally all WordPress comments are enabled by default.

If you install WordPress on your hosting account it comes with the comments enabled by default. Especially if you have a theme purchased from a WordPress theme company. In order to disable comments in WordPress you need to follow these steps:

How to disable comments on WordPress in 3 steps!

1. Login to your WordPress admin panel – normally it is yourdomain.com/wp-admin

2. Navigate to Settings –> Discussion

3. Click on the tick for: Allow people to post comments on new articles

How to disable comments on WordPress

These 3 easy steps will completely help you disable comments on WordPress NEW posts and pages that you create.

How to turn comments off in WordPress POSTS that are already created?

If you have a specific WordPress post that is already created and you wish to disable the comments on it, you can easily do so by following these 3 steps:

1. Login to your WordPress admin panel – normally it is yourdomain.com/wp-admin

2. Navigate to POSTS –> ALL POSTS to see all posts you have in your WordPress blog

3. Move your mouse over the post you need to turn the comments of and click QUICK EDIT. After this simply uncheck the button for: ALLOW COMMENTS and click UPDATE

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How to turn comments off on WordPress PAGES that are already created?

The steps to disable comments on WordPress pages are pretty much the same as to disable comments on WordPress posts:

1. Login to your WordPress admin panel – normally it is yourdomain.com/wp-admin

2. Navigate to PAGES –> ALL PAGES to see all pages you have in your WordPress site

3. Move your mouse over the Page you need to turn the comments of and click QUICK EDIT. After this simply uncheck the button for: ALLOW COMMENTS and click UPDATE

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How to disable comments in WordPress in BULK?

There is no plugin needed to enable or disable comments in WordPress in bulk! Simply follow these steps and you can have the comments on or off in seconds!

1. Login to your WordPress admin panel – normally it is yourdomain.com/wp-admin

2. Navigate to POSTS –> ALL POSTS or PAGES –> ALL PAGES

3. Select all Posts or Pages by clicking on the check box next to TITLE

select all posts or pages in wordpress

4. Select EDIT from the drop down menu above the TITLE and click APPLY

select all posts or pages in wordpress

5. Select DO NOT ALLOW from the drop down menu next to COMMENTS and click UPDATE

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If you are using WordPress 4.3 version, please check our Article on WordPress 4.3 and see how WordPress comments can be managed there.

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