How to Disable Comments Notifications on Your WordPress Website?

Wondering how to turn off the notifications of comments on your WordPress site? If yes, then you have landed on the right website.

In this article, we are going to provide you a full guide on how to turn off comments notifications on WordPress. Let’s dive in.

Why do you want to disable comments notifications on WordPress?

WordPress notifies its users for any new unread comments whenever you visit on your WordPress dashboard. Some website authors even don’t get any relevant comments at all. To get rid of this problem, you should turn off the comments notification.

How to Get Rid of Comments Notifications on WordPress?-Step by Step Tutorial

  1. First, you need to reach your WordPress dashboard and then navigate to the settings.
  2. After that head to “Discussion” settings from the left navigation panel.
  3. To turn off comments notifications by emails, scroll downwards and then find “Email me whenever” option. There are two different options located next to it:
  4. Anyone posts a comment.
  5. A comment is held for moderation.
  6. These both options need to be unchecked in order to turn off the email notifications for your website comments. Click on both boxes to uncheck them.
  7. Head back to Home and log out from your WordPress panel. It won’t show you comments notifications through emails.

How to Unsubscribe Comments Notifications Emails of Other Websites

If you have commented on someone’s site and getting notifications from it, then it will stuff your inbox with irrelevant comments. But, you can easily disable them because these comments notification emails contain a link to unsubscribe them directly.

You get these notifications via emails because when you commented on a website, you forgot to uncheck the box located next to the “Subscribe to Comments” option. It is a useful feature when you liked a topic or a post and want to get updated about how other people are reacting to the post. It also helps you to participate in the conversation via your emails quickly.

See the instructions below to turn off the Comments notifications emails from others site:

  1. In order to Unsubscribe these kinds of frustrating emails, first, open your Gmail app on your smartphone.
  2. If you are using a desktop or laptop to browse the emails, then open the on your browser and log in to your account.
  3. Once you get there open the mail which contains the comment notification from another website.
  4. Now scroll down to the bottom of the email and locate the “Unsubscribe” button or link.
  5. Then click on it and confirm your decision if asked.

Just like that, you can turn off the comments notifications from the other websites.


Howdy, I’m  Mia Davis. I’m a software engineer living in Manhattan, New York. I am a fan of technology, photography, and design. I’m also interested in music and blogging. You can visit my website

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