Disable Comments

Comments can be fun and give you feedback, but they can also become a burden to monitor. This article shows you how to disable them.

A. Goals

1. Disable comments by default in new posts

2. Disable comments in previously created posts

B. Disable Comments by default.

1. Navigate to // Settings / Discussion / Default post settings

2. Uncheck all the boxes

3. Then "Save Changes" to save your work.

4. Now new posts will not allow comments.

C. Disable Comments on older posts.

1. Problem: an older post allows comments.

2. Navigate: // Posts / problem post / edit

3. Uncheck "Allow Comments"

4. Uncheck "Allow pingbacks & trackbacks"

5. "Update" to save your work.