How To Turn WordPress Comments Off Without Losing SEO Value

How To Turn WordPress Comments Off Without Losing SEO Value: Data Driven Daily Tip 246

By: Paul Hickey, Founder and Lead Strategist

WordPress and Search Engine Optimization Help

Is your WordPress Website getting totally spammed with comments? Are your blog posts seeing any kind of legit comments from real readers? If your answer to the first question is yes, and your answer to the second question is no, then you can and should definitely turn off comments in WordPress. Here’s how.

1. Go to your WP Admin

2. Go to Settings > Discussion in the left hand menu

3. Uncheck – “

4. Save Changes

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Paul Hickey, Founder / CEO / Lead Strategist at Data Driven Design, LLC has created and grown businesses via digital strategy and internet marketing for more than 10 years. His sweet spot is using analytics to design and build websites and grow the audience and revenue of businesses via SEO/Blogging, Google Adwords, Bing Ads, Facebook and Instagram Ads, Social Media Content Marketing and Email Marketing. The part that he’s most passionate about is quantifying next marketing actions based on real data.

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