How to disable Facebook comments

Disable Facebook comments on a Facebook Page

Do you want to restrict people from commenting on your Facebook Page? While it’s not obvious, you can disable Facebook comments.

No settings, no problem

While there doesn’t seem to be a way to disable Facebook comments, it can be done in just a few steps. You just have to know where to look.

Instead of wandering around through the settings menu, we’ve compiled a list of instructions to help you disable Facebook comments.

Note: this works for Facebook Pages and needs to be setup on the desktop version of Facebook.

How to disable Facebook comments on a Facebook Page

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Step 1: Download the following list of keywords.

Download the Facebook comments keyword list

Step 2: Go to your Facebook Page

Step 3: Click on Edit Page > Update page info.

Edit Facebook Page
The menu to edit your Facebook Page settings.

Step 4: Under Settings > Page moderation, select Edit

Facebook Page settings
View of the Facebook Page settings menu.

Within the page moderation tool, copy and paste the list of keywords that you downloaded into the Page Moderation section. Hit save.

How to disable Facebook comments
List of blocked keywords using the Facebook Page moderation tool.


Now when someone goes to leave a comment on your Facebook Page, all comments will be blocked.

View of disabled Facebook comments
Example of a Facebook Page with comments disabled.

To view comments on a post, simply click the … and you will be able to see all of the disabled Facebook comments.

Wrap-up on disabled Facebook comments

Although it isn’t very obvious to disable Facebook comments, it gets the job done quickly.

For those of you who want to go a step further, you can also block Facebook Pages completely.

This won’t allow another page to interact with your Facebook Page.

While I personally allow comments on my Facebook Page, I want to hear from you.

What are some of the reasons why you want to disable Facebook comments on your Facebook Page? Leave a comment below with your answer.