How to Show/Hide Comments

You can show or hide comments on posts globally by navigating to the Discussion Settings.

  1. Simply, navigate via WordPress Dashboard to the Settings » Discussion,
  2. Under the Default article settings check or uncheck the Allow people to post comments on new article box,
  3. Click the Save Changes button.


These settings can be overwritten for individuals articles.

  1. In the new WordPress 5.0 editor check or uncheck the Allow Comments metabox under the Discussion group options.
  2. Click the Update button.

This feature is supported in Classic editor as well.