This article describes how to manage WordPress comments using the administration interface, as well as how to use phpMyAdmin to delete bulk amounts of comments (such as spam comments).
The most common way to manage WordPress comments is to use the administration interface. To do this, follow these steps:
When your mouse pointer hovers over a comment entry, the following options appear:
There may be times when it is easier to delete WordPress comments directly in the MySQL database by using phpMyAdmin. For example, if a post has been spammed with hundreds of comments, it is often easier to do a bulk delete operation in phyMyAdmin.
To delete comments using phpMyAdmin, follow these steps:
To delete multiple comments, select the check boxes for the comments you want to delete, and then click Delete in the With selected section:
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