WordPress Tip: Turning off Comments on Published Posts & Pages

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Turning off comments in Discussion does not affect content that was created prior to our change. The following is a quick way to make sure all our content has comments turned off.

 

1. Go to Posts

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2. Find how many Published posts you have

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3. Click on Screen Options in top right corner and add the amount of posts the click on apply

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4. Click on the checkbox next to title (this will select all the posts on the page)

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5. Go to dropdown and select edit and then apply

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6. Go to comments drop-down and select Do Not Allow

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7 Click on the Update button on right hand side

 

Now all your current posts will have comments turned off.