U.OSU administrators can turn on or off comments for their site. Once the site-wide comment settings are modified, all new pages or posts will reflect the new comment settings.
Site-wide settings do not apply to existing items. If pages or posts were created before you adjusted the site-wide settings, you will need modify the individual pages and posts settings appropriately. See Individuals Page / Post Comment Settings for details.
Login to u.osu.edu. First time users, please refer to the Getting Started Guide.
Once logged in, you are automatically taken to your dashboard. On the left side of the page, you'll find a toolbar that remains in place regardless of where you go within the dashboard.
Click Settings from the toolbar.
Select Discussions from the displayed menu.
In the "Default article settings" section at the top of the page, the option Allow people to post comments on new articles is already checked. Turn commenting off by clicking the box to uncheck this option.
Comments can be turned back on for the site by re-checking the box.
There are a number of setting options available on the Discussion Settings page, including the option that An administrator must always approve the comment. Select your settings as desired.
Click Save Changes.