Enable or Disable WordPress Comments Section

See in this tutorial on our knowledge-base how to enable or disable the WordPress comments section on your blog posts page, normal pages or any other post types like portfolio our team posts.

Remember that even though you have disabled comments on all pages, you can still enable them on a page if you want. To do that you need to edit the page where you want to enable comments. On the post editor screen click on the screen options button on the upper right corner of the screen. This will open a fly down menu where you need to check the box next to Discussion.

Show the discussion box on page editor in WordPress

Once you have checked the discussion box, scroll down and you will find a Discussion meta box on the post editor screen. This meta box allows you to selectively enable or disable comments on a single page.

Enabling comments on selective pages in WordPress

Check the box next to Allow Comments to enable the comments on this page. Now you can update or publish your page and it will show up with a comment form. The process will be the same for any post type you want.

We hope this article helped you switch off comments for pages in WordPress. If you are using pages to build your WordPress site

 

Changing comments system

The WordPress have their own comment system and it’s template but you can replace it for any other using a comments plugin, here at visualmodo.com our our WordPress themes description pages and blog posts we use the Disqus system https://wordpress.org/plugins/disqus-comment-system/ however you are free to choose any plugin you like, we make sure that our WordPress themes works perfectly with all plugins. 

Using Plugins for disable comments

 

the first thing you need to do is install and activate the No Page Comment plugin. Upon activation, you need to visit Settings » No Page Comment to configure the plugin.

Disable comments and trackbacks on new pages in WordPress

If you only want to disable comments on new pages, then check the comments and trackbacks checkbox next to Pages and click on the Update Settings button. If you also want to turn off comments on all previous pages as well, then click on the Disable All Comments and Disable All Trackbacksbuttons next to pages under Modify All Current section.

Disable comments on all pages

That’s all, your WordPress pages are now comments free.

See how to Enable or Disable WordPress Comments section form your posts or custom posts type – Visualmodo

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