How to Easily Remove or Disable Comments in WordPress

 

By default, WordPress has comments enabled, but what if you want comments removed or disabled?

Here are 3 simple ways –

 

To turn off all comments 

1- Go to your WordPress dashboard and click on Settings >Discussion.

2- Under ‘Default article settings’ uncheck ‘Allow people to post comments on new articles’ and click ‘Save Settings’.

 

To remove comments from a single post

1- Go to your published post in the WordPress dashboard.

2- On the upper right side of the screen, click on ‘Screen Options’ and check the ‘Discussion’ checkbox.

3- Now scroll down the page to the newly appeared ‘Discussion’ box and uncheck ‘Allow Comments’. Click ‘Update’ to save.

 

The Plugin way!

1- From the WordPress dashboard click on Plugins >Add new and search for the ‘Disable Comments’ plugin. Download and activate plugin.

2- With the plugin installed go to Settings >Disable Comments. You can then choose to disable comments everywhere or only for specific posts or pages. Click ‘Save Changes’.

 

So there you have it, 3 extremely easy ways to disable or remove comments from your WordPress site.