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How to turn on/off comments on individual posts / pages in WordPress

Ordinarily it exists a general setting for the comments on your WordPress site. They are or OFF or ON. You can subscribe these settings for invidiual posts and pages.

How to turn on/off comments on individual posts

Go to WordPress control panel >> Posts >> All posts >> Edit the post you want to configure >> Click on the “Screen Options” button on the top right side of the page (1) which shows a configuration window >> Check the “Discussion” checkbox (2)

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After you ticked the checkbox a “Discussion” named content will appear on you “Edit post page” which looks like this:
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Then, depending on your purpose, check or uncheck the “Allow comments” checkbox.

How to turn on/off comments on individual pages

The only difference here is that, obviously, you click on Posts on wordpress editor >> Edit Pages instead of Posts. The next steps are the same as at the Posts.

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