How to disable comments in WordPress


Sometimes you do not want to have the comments functionality on your whole WordPress site or in specific posts.

disable comments

Disable Comments in a specific Post

If it is only about one specific post, the best option is to adjust the post setting in the WordPress Post Editor Interface on the right side under “Discussion”. There you have the option to unselect “Allow Comments”. You can unselect it, update your post and you are done.

disable comment in post

Disable Comments for all new Posts

You can also disable the comment functionality for all future posts you create. Therefor, in the admin interface go via “Settings” on the left side and open “Discussion”. On this page you have the option to unselect the setting “Allow people to submit comments on new posts”:

disable comment in settings

Social

Share this Page

More Resources

Recommendations

WordPress General
WordPress.org

Home of the most popular open source CMS for beautiful websites, blogs and apps

Wordpress.com

Free WordPress hosting and an easy way to get started with your own website and WordPress

Domains
Namecheap

Very popular and broadly used service for cheap domains and other WordPress related services

Domain.com

Another good service for domain registration with reasonable prices

Themes & Plugins
Themeforest.net

Largest marketplace for premium WordPress themes, templates, designs and much more

Elementor

One of the most popular page builder plugins for WordPress to create and design your website without coding

Brainstormforce

Great service building Astra WordPress Theme and offering many other themes and plugins

HasThemes

Great source for advanced themes, plugins and other useful software for WordPress and other systems

iThemes

Professional themes and plugins for WordPress and expert training programs

Hosting
Bluehost

Bluehost offers good starter web hosting packages for WordPress websites

HostGator (India)

WordPress hosting service with cheap and flexible plans with good customer reviews

Hostinger

Another hosting service for WordPress with very cheap plans and good reviews

Nexcess

Advanced hosting provider with managed WordPress hosting plans for larger projects

Liquid Web

Managed Wordpress hosting service with good features and benefits