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How to Disable Comments in WordPress

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Outdated: Please see the Disabling Comments section in out Comments guide for more up-to-date information on disabling comments in WordPress.

“How can I disable comments?”

That’s one of the most frequently asked WordPress questions I hear.

Comments are great, but you probably don’t want to use them everywhere. Here’s a video showing you how to disable comments in WordPress for new posts, individual posts and all posts in one shot.

Nine Things You Should Do After Building Your WordPress Site

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You heard about WordPress and how great it is for building just about any type of website. You picked a great theme to make your site look the way you want and installed a few plugins to make it do the things you need. Finally, you added your content and launched the site. All done, right?

Not so fast.

Give attention to the following essentials before you consider your WordPress site complete. They don’t take much time but are often overlooked.

How to Prevent Spam in WordPress

If you’re WordPress site has had a blog for any amount of time then you’ve probably asked your self this question.

What can I do about comment spam?

Automated spam is nothing new and since most WordPress sites allow commenting on at least blog posts, they become a target. Fortunately, there are simple measures that can be taken to keep this from becoming a massive problem. What follows is a three-fold approach that myself and others use to cut out nearly all spam with relatively little effort.