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.