How to Disable Comments on WordPress Media Attachments

How to Completely Disable Comments in WordPress (Ultimate Guide)
Ammie Blodgett

Why you should be encouraging people to close or disallow comments on their blogs and websites beats me! This may be necessary for pages, but certainly not for posts! We should be encouraging commenting as much as possible, and educate them in spam moderation and how to overcome trolling behaviour. Even the simple ability to close comments after a number of days will keep the spammers down to a minimum. But closing comments completely is an absolute no-no.

How to Disable Comments on Attachments in WordPress
Remona Friedman

Many of spammers target to media attachments on your WordPress website for comments. You can disable comments on your media attachments by using WordPress plugin or adding custom PHP code in your theme file. Below is the two methods described to disable comments on media attachments.
Tess Stanford

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[WordPress] How to disable comments on Media attachments
Kathleen Lawrence

So I decided to deal with it and since it’s a technology blog I do not think I should be getting any comment on images. Here’s how you can disable comments on the WordPress media.

How to Disable Comments in WordPress
Erma Farmer

I remember the very first comment I received on a blog post that I wrote a few years ago; I was over the moon. It was my first comment on my very first blog post for crying out loud! A very big deal, I’m sure you will all agree on 🙂 The comment turned out to be spam though…I know we’ve all been there. Comments on your WordPress site serve a very special purpose – they tell you how engaged your readers are and which kind of content really matters to them. Sometimes having comments enabled on your WordPress site could turn out to be a pain in the neck too. The reasons to disable comments on your WordPress website can vary from too much spam, unwanted criticism or even abuse. Find out how to disable comments in WordPress to avoid spammy content on your blog post/ page.

How to Disable the Media Attachment Pages in WordPress
Anja Garnett

Hello! Setting it back on won’t remove the pages that were already indexed by Google. Usually, when 301 redirections (permanent redirects) are in place for quite some time, Google will automatically start removing the pages that are being redirected, from the search results, because it thinks that they’ve been moved permanently, therefore there’s no need in showing them. If you wish to remove those that appear in the search results, try this –

How to Disable Comments on WordPress Media Attachments
Grace Smith

Recently we released a plugin that lets you add a beautiful gallery carousel in WordPress without Jetpack. One of the features of that plugin is that it turns your gallery into an immersive full screen experience with navigation, comments etc. One of our users asked us if there was a way to get rid of the comments feature from those attachments. In this article, we will show you how to disable comments on WordPress media attachments.

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