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  • I’ve been searching for info on how to remove the comments box on a static page. (Nothing I’ve found is up to date or relevant)
    I am using the Simply Works Core theme. I would like to keep a comments box on the blog page only.
    Note – I know how to disable comments in the discussion settings. What I want to do is make the comments box completely disappear.

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  • esmi

    (@esmi)

    Forum Moderator

    You would need to edit your theme’s page.php template file (and any custom page templates) and remove <?php comments_template( '', true ); ?>.

    Thanks for your help. That clears the box from all pages. Now I have to see if I can isolate that line for the blog page to keep the comments there.
    Also, on the pages where I delete the comments template I’d like to remove the “Add Comment” line at the top of the page.

    esmi

    (@esmi)

    Forum Moderator

    If you removed that line only from page.php, the blog pages & single posts won’t be affected.

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