How to Disable or Enable WordPress Commenting for New Articles
In this article, we will show you how to disable/enable commenting for new articles/posts.
1) Login to the Dashboard
2) Click the Settings link from the left menu
3) Click the Discussion link from the left menu
4) Check or Uncheck the check-box for “Allow people to post comments on new articles”.
5) Click Save Changes located at the bottom of the page.