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How to Disable Comments in WordPress: A Step-by-Step Guide

If you want to disable comments on your WordPress website, this step-by-step guide will show you how. By following these simple steps, you can easily prevent users from leaving comments on your website.

Steps to Disable Comments in WordPress

1. Log in to your WordPress dashboard.

2. Go to the “Settings” tab in the left-hand menu.

3. Select “Discussion” from the drop-down menu.

4. Scroll down to the “Default Article Settings” section.

5. Uncheck the box that says “Allow people to post comments on new articles” to disable comments for new posts.

6. To disable comments on existing posts, go to each individual post’s “Comments” section and uncheck the box that says “Allow comments”.

7. Click “Save Changes” to apply the settings.


By following these steps, you can easily disable comments in WordPress to prevent users from leaving comments on your website. This can be helpful in various situations, such as preventing spam or maintaining a more static website.

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Rizwan Aritonang

An independent WordPress & Front-End Developer from Bandung, Indonesia.

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