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Comments are enabled by default on posts and disabled on pages.

You disable comments on new posts you publish in the future in Settings > Discussion.

Disable Comments

You disable comments on future posts as follows:

1.  Go to Settings > Discussion inside your dashboard.

Go to Discussion page

2.  Uncheck ‘Allow people to post comments on new articles ‘ under Default article settings.

Disable Comments on new articles

3.  Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page.

Click Save Changes

Automatically Closing Comments

An alternative option to disabling comments is to automatically close comments after a certain number of days as follows:

1.  Go to Settings > Discussion inside your dashboard.

Go to Discussion page

2.  Select ‘Automatically close comments on articles older than” and choose the number of days before comments are closed.

Closing comments

3.  Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page.

Click Save Changes

Enable Comments

If you’ve disabled comments on posts, and now want to enable comments on future posts you need to:

1.  Go to Settings > Discussion inside your dashboard.

2. Check ‘Allow people to post comments on new articles ‘ under Default article settings.

3.  Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page.

Enable and Disable Comments on Published Posts and Pages

Any changes to your default article settings on Settings > Discussion only apply to any posts or pages you publish in the future.

Refer to enable and disable comments on published posts and pages here.