How to Disable Comments On Your Membership Site’s Blog

The comments section of your blog is an excellent way to get to know and talk to your membership site customers and visitors, but sometimes you may not feel as if you really need those comments.

Thankfully, WordPress has a few ways to disable comments on your membership site blog easily and quickly. We will cover a few of those methods in this post.

Still on the fence about removing your comment section?

Read more about how to manage your comments without deleting them:

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How To Disable Comments on Upcoming Posts

If you've had your membership site blog for a while and have decided that you do not want to allow people to comment on posts moving forward, there is a simple way to achieve this in your WordPress dashboard.

  1. In your WordPress dashboard, go to Settings >> Discussion.
  2. Find the option that says, “Allow people to post comments on new articles” and uncheck it.
  3. Click “Save Changes.”

It's as simple as that! Now, none of your future posts will allow users to comment. This will disable comments on all your future posts.

How to Disable Comments on a Certain Blog Post

Disabling comments for your membership site's blog posts are pretty straightforward. The process does not necessarily require a WordPress plugin, nor does it require any coding knowledge to achieve. With just the click of a few buttons, you've reached your goal!

  1. In the WordPress dashboard, go to Posts >> All Posts.
  2. Find the title of the blog post that you'd like to disable comments on and click “Quick Edit.”
  3. Find “Allow Comments” and uncheck the box.

OR, if you are working on your blog post and would like to disable comments:

  1. On the sidebar, go to “Document >>Discussion.”
  2. Find “Allow Comments” and uncheck the box.

How To Disable Comments on Every Single Post

If you have decided that you don't want any blog comments at all on any of your blog posts, there is a way to manually do this without needing a plugin:

  1. In your WordPress dashboard, go to “Posts >> All Posts.”
  2. Click the checkbox to select all of your blog posts.
  3. Go to the “Bulk Actions” dropdown menu and click “Edit” then “Apply.”
  4. Find the “Comments” dropdown and select “Do Not Allow,” then “Update.”

Disabling comments for your membership site's blog posts are pretty easy. The process does not necessarily require a WordPress plugin, nor does it require any sort of coding knowledge to achieve. With just the click of a few buttons, you've achieved your goal!

We hoped this post helped you properly disable your blog posts on your website! If you'd like to get more blogging tips, check out a few of these Memberpress posts:

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About Jessica Starks

Jessica is a creative entrepreneur and professional writer who strives to use her talents to both entertain and educate. In her spare time, she loves reading, writing, genealogy, and spending time with her family.

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