WordPress comments can be a gift to spammers and unless you actively want to attract discussion, you should consider disabling these. It’s possible to disable comments on blog posts with a global settings, however this only applies to posts that have yet to be published. To disable comments universally, you also need to turn those comments off on existing posts too.
Disable WordPress Comments
Disable Comments Globally
Select Individual Existing Posts for Bulk Editing
Note you will need to do this for each page of comments
Article published 08th December 2021
Last modified 02nd November 2023