WordPress by default comes with a built-in comment system that allows for community interaction around your content. In this article, we will guide you on how to moderate comments in WordPress, deal with comment spam, and everything related to comments.
Comments allow your website visitors to communicate with you and other readers. They can add their input on a specific article that you had written, ask questions, and provide feedback.
Once someone submits a comment, it will be held for moderation for you to approve or delete. This allows you to control what appears on your website.
a. Approve: Click to make a comment publicly visible on your website.
You can view all approved and pending comments for a post by opening it in post editor. Please follow the steps below.
Note: In case you don't see the comments under the post editor, then click on "Screen Options" button at the top right corner of the screen as shown below. This will bring a fly down menu where you need to check the box next to Comments. After that simply scroll-down, and you will see comments for that post under the post editor.
Sometimes you may not want comments to be enabled on some posts. WordPress allows you to turn comments off for single posts or pages. Please follow the steps below.
Note: In case you don't see the discussion metabox on the post editing screen, then you need to click on the Screen Options button. This will bring a fly down menu where you need to check the box next to discussion. After that scroll down and you will see the discussion metabox under the post editor.
Updated on Oct 27, 2016
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