Comments can be added to Ideas and Pages. By default, comments are always enabled on Ideas and disabled on Pages.

While you can add and remove the comments module from Pages, you cannot remove the comments module from Ideas

Enable Comments

To enable comments on a page, go to the page and scroll to the bottom. You will see the following comment settings box.

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Simply check the box to enable comments and then scroll up to click Update. You will now see comments enabled on your page.

Comments by default are approved automatically for users who have had an approved comment in the past. For users that have not had a previously approved comment, it will be held for moderation.

Spam is a fact of life on modern websites. CIVICPAGE takes a number of steps to eliminate spam, including a CAPTCHA on sign up. When spam does make it onto your site, the ability to moderate first time posts is a last line of defense.