Do you want to hide the comments section in your WordPress site or specific page or post? When we install the WordPress site, the WordPress comment box is activated by default. But there are many pages and posts on the blog, which do not need a comment box and you like to keep it disabled.
Thankfully, WordPress gives the ability to disable comments on specific posts, pages, custom post types. Even you can disable comments from the entire website.
Today in this article I’ill tell you how to disable comments in WordPress.
How to Disable Comments in WordPress
WordPress comments show the popularity of your website, helps in creating community and good relationship with visitor. But there are several reasons for disabling the comments from WordPress.
- Only 1% comments are genuine. The rest of the comments are spam or for self-promotion. That’s why many bloggers like to disable comments on their blogs.
- If you run a small business and there is no blog section on your site. Only has static pages like services, about us, contact, etc then comments are not required.
- If you publish posts such as announcements and do not want to allow comments. In these cases, you can easily disable comments on those specific posts or pages.
Whatever your reason, you can disable comments or completely remove comment sections from your WordPress site.
So, let’s get started how to disable comments in WordPress…
Disable comments from a Specific Post
To deactivate the comment from a specific post on the site, you will need to edit that post. After that, scroll down to the Discussion option and uncheck the Allow Comments.
Now, the comment will be disabled from the specific post.
If the Discussion option is not displayed, you will need to click on the Screen Options and here you will have to enable the Discussion option.
Disable comments from Multiple Post
If you want to disable the comment from your Multiple posts, click on Post >> All Post >> Edit >> Apply.
Now a quick edit option will open in front of you. Here select Do not Allow option.
Now the comment will be removed from your selected posts and visitors will no longer be able to comment on your article. But the old comment will appear on the post.
Disable Comment from Future Post or Page
To deactivate WordPress comments from your Future Post or Page click on Settings >> Discussion and uncheck the Allow people to post comments on new articles box.
Disable comments on Date Base
If you want to deactivate comments from your post after a certain time, then click on Settings >> Discussion and check the option Automatically close comments on articles older than.
Now when you publish an article and the article is 14 days old, comments will deactivate automatically.
Disable Comments in WordPress Pages and post Using plugin
First, install and activate the No Page Comment plugin on your site. After activating, click on Settings >> No Page Comment for configure it.
If you want to disable comments on new pages and post, then check the comments and trackbacks box.
Apart from this if you want to disable comments from all previous post and pages then click on the Disable All Comments and Disable All Trackbacks buttons under Modify All Current section.
I hope this post helped you to disable comments from your WordPress site.
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