How do I enable or disable comments on my posts?

Start by enabling comments for your publication:

  1. Navigate to your publication's Settings and click on Community in the left navigation bar.
  2. Click on the toggle next to "Enable community features".


After enabling comments:

Choose whether to allow comments on a per-post basis. From the post editor, click Settings.


  • Everyone- Any reader will be able to leave a comment on the post. If they do not have a Substack profile, they'll be prompted to create one.
  • Paid subscribers only- Only paid subscribers to your publication can leave a comment on the post.
  • No one- Comments will be disabled for the post.

Tip: If you'd like to lock your post to prevent readers from leaving new comments, head back to your post settings and select "Allow comments from no one (disable comments)."


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