WordPress.com: How do I enable comments on my blog?

A simple 3 step guide for solving this common WordPress.com problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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If you have more than one site, go to My Sites and select the site you would like to enable/disable comments for, then go to Settings.
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Next, click on the Discussion tab.
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Under "Default article settings," check/uncheck the box next to "Allow people to post comments on new articles," and then click "Save Settings."
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Author:BenFFebruary 12th, 2016

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