One of the most frequently asked questions about using WordPress for managing a website is:
How do I disable the comments on a page or post?
While the comment system in WordPress works really well and can be a great way to get feedback, there are many instances when comments from site visitors are not necessary or appropriate. By default, the option for a site visitor to leave a comment is on. It is not obvious how to turn comments off when creating or editing a page because the option is initially hidden.
The following short video shows how to disable comments on a page or post and how to change the default setting so that comments are off when creating new content.