Do you want to automatically disable all comments from WordPress posts? By default, you need to manually disable comments from each post and it’ll take a lot of time. We have created a quick code snippet that you can use to disable all comments in WordPress.
All you have to do is to run these commands on your MySQL database to enable / disable all comments.
// Disable all comments UPDATE wp_posts SET comment_status = 'closed', ping_status = 'closed'; // Enable all comments UPDATE wp_posts SET comment_status = 'open', ping_status = 'open';
Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.
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