How to Manage Comments in WordPress
Do you moderate your website on your blog? If not, you should start now. If you leave your comments unattended, it might hurt your website. If someone comments on your website asking a question and you ignore it, you are missing the opportunity to convert that person to be a loyal reader or maybe a potential lead. If readers leave a comment and the author doesn’t reply, it make readers feel like they are talking to themselves.
Whether you are using the free blogging platform wordpress.com or have wordpress.org CMS, comment moderation works the same way.
Depending on your setting, comments can automatically appear in the comment section of your post or every comments must be approved. Simply go to Setting >>> Discussion >>> Check “An administrator must always approve the comment” if you want to manually moderate the comments.
How to Moderate Comments
Whenever you get a comment, you will get a notification in your Comments section. By clicking on Comments on the side bar, you can view all the comments that are pending, approved, spam or in the trash. Review all the comments and approve those that you want to be viewed in your post and delete all the spam.