How to enable or disable comments in WordPress posts and pages

Enable or disable comments on all new articles

Step 1. Go to Settings Menu on Dashboard, click “Discussion.”
Step 2. Check/Uncheck “Allow people to post comments on new articles” and click “Save Changes.”
Checked: Enables comments;
Unchecked: Disables comments.
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Note: This setting only applies for comments going forward. It does not delete or remove existing comments on any of your WordPress pages.

Enable or disable comments on an individual page

Step 1. Go to Pages Menu on Dashboard, click “All Pages.”
Step 2. Go to “Sample Page”, click “Edit.”
Step 3. Check Discussion.
Step 4. Check/Uncheck “Allow Comments” and click “Update.”
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Note: This setting only applies for comments going forward. It does not delete or remove existing comments on any of your WordPress pages.