WordPress comments sections can either be treasure troves of insightful discussion or wastelands of petty insults, spam, and general chaos. Which side yours leans toward will depend largely on your moderation efforts.
However, moderating comments requires a lot more finesse than you might think. That’s why, in this article, we’ll dig into several tips to help you get through it. We’ll also talk about whether comments sections are necessary, and how to improve the default WordPress system.