Remove Comments

Learn how to remove the “Leave a Reply” comments feature.

1. Go to the page/post edit screen. (Pages => Click on a page title)

2. Scroll down towards the bottom of the page and you will see 2 checkboxes under “Discussion” for allowing comments and trackbacks. You can uncheck these, then update your page/post, and that will remove the comments field.

2a. (If you don’t see the discussion box, you may need to do this. Go to the very top right of the screen and you will see a small tab that says “screen options.” Click to expand that, then make sure “discussions” is checked.)

Remove Comments for All New Pages/Posts

Above you learned how to remove comments for a single page/post. Here’s how to remove comments for all pages/posts you newly create.

1. Go to Settings => Discussion in the left side navigation.
2. Uncheck “Allow people to post comments on new articles” and save, that will turn off comments for all new pages/posts.