Disabling comments in WordPress posts is one of the most asked questions by WordPress beginners. As a number of spam comments increasing day by day.

There are many good anti-spam comments plugins are available too for this issue. But still, some of the users don’t want to see any comments in their blog post for many good reasons.

Mostly getting genuine comments is always good for every blogger, but some prefer to turn off commenting option from their blog entirely. Reasons could be like avoid spamming, designing issues, avoid blog commenting, etc.

Also Read: Dofollow Blog Commenting Sites List

Step-by-step Guide to Disable Comments on Blog Posts:

# Go to Setting > Discussion

How To Disable or Turn-Off Comments on WordPress Posts# Default article settings: Uncheck both “Allow link notifications from other blogs (pingbacks and trackbacks) on new articles” and “Allow people to post comments on new articles“.

How To Disable or Turn-Off Comments on WordPress PostsDon’t forget to save changes at the bottom of the page.

This is it!

Above steps are enough to disable comments on your WordPress blog posts.

Also Read: Get Faster Indexing Your WordPress Posts With WP Ping List 2015

For an advanced method to erase all past comments and completely remove all commenting features from your blog, you can go for “Disable Comments” plugin.

You can also try this trick to disable comments on old articles. Go to Setting > Discussion. Under Other comment settings: Check on “Automatically close comments on articles older than ___ days” in days put the value “0”.

About the Author Alok

Alok Rana founder of LoudTechie. Like to share his blogging experience and resources with readers. Offering best money making blogging opportunities to new bloggers. He loves to talk about how to blog, SEO, Traffic Strategies and Marketing.

  • Excellent tutorial! I have a wordpress site and this tutorial is very helpful. I absolutely like this tutorial.


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