Blog

WEBFI-WordPress-Beginner’s Guide on How to Moderate Comments in WordPress



WordPress has a built-in comment system that allows for interaction on your content. Knowing where and how to moderate your comments is important to prevent spam. In this video, we will show you how to moderate comments in WordPress.

If you liked this video, then please Like and consider subscribing to our channel for more WordPress videos.

Text version of this tutorial:
http://www.wpbeginner.com/beginners-guide/beginners-guide-on-how-to-moderate-comments-in-wordpress/

Check us out on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/wpbeginner

Follow us on Twitter:
http://twitter.com/wpbeginner

Checkout our website for more WordPress Tutorials
http://www.wpbeginner.com/

Summary of this Tutorial:

You can check your comments in the comment section of your dashboard and see different actions.

You can approve a comment to have it shown on your site or you can mark a comment as spam or trash it to remove it.

To know if a comment is spam look at the links, keyword, a fake name, and really generic comments.

Activating Akismet can take care of a large amount of spam for you.

Going to the post you can scroll down to view comments on the post and moderate them as you like.

On each post you can disable the comments or disable comments on all future posts under Settings, Discussion.

Under Settings, Discussion you can also set up how you want your comments section to work.

You can require commenters to register, close comments on posts older than two weeks, and allow users to reply to other’s comments.

Comment email settings are under here as well as settings for gravatars.

Related Links:

Akismet guide

http://www.wpbeginner.com/beginners-guide/akismet-101-guide-for-all-wordpress-users/

source

4 Comments

  • Dan Dates on October 31, 2014

    Thanks for this comment explanation. I joined WP yesterday and felt overwhelmed by the setting options. Feeling a little less so now

  • Maquiladora Pieles de Calidad on July 10, 2015

    great!!

  • VALKYRIE on January 16, 2016

    Hi! I still don't understand what "please moderate" comments are 😭 WHY do we get them? Are people actually commenting on our blog post or….? How do they get there? The comments aren't even related to my post..

  • Abdullah Hassaan on October 3, 2017

    I'm new to WP. And your active and useful content helps me a lot doing things in the right way. Thank you!

WhatsApp us
Live Chat

Office hours operation Mon-Sun 8:00 am ET – 4:00 pm ET

To start your Premium WP or Cpanel service, use our domain search engine, if the domain you want is available, contact us by Whats app to activate your project.

The easiest, fastest, and most secure way to communicate with us.
loading
Please enter your domain.
Please verify that you are not a robot.

Terms Privacy

 

 

© Webfinet Affordable Private Small Business Solutions All Rights Reserved 2021 - Powered By WEBFINET
error: WEBFINET SECURITY IS ON