In this tutorial you will learn how to moderate and manage comments in your WordPress site using the WordPress App for mobile devices.

For this tutorial we’ll use the WordPress For Android version of the WordPress mobile app. The process explained below is similar for iOS devices (e.g. iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad).

Complete the step-by-step tutorial below to learn how to manage comments in your WordPress site or blog using your mobile device.

The WordPress Mobile App – Comments

You should have already set up your WordPress App. If not, see this tutorial.

Tap on your WordPress app icon to log into your account …

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To moderate and manage your comments, tap on the Comments menu …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

The Comments screen displays on your browser …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

To view the comment management options, either tick the checkbox to select the comment …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Or tap on the comment itself …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

The Comment management screen lets you perform the following functions:

  • Delete The Comment
  • Edit The Comment
  • Reply To The Comment
  • Mark the Comment as Spam
  • Approve / Unapprove The Comment

Delete Comment

To delete a comment click on the Trash Can icon …

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The comment will be immediately deleted.

Edit Comment

Selecting the Edit Comment option brings up the Edit Comments screen. Here you can edit the comment fields, moderate the comment and change the comment status to Approved, Pending Review, or Spam. Tap on the Update Comment button when done …

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

Reply To Comment

To post a reply to an existing comment, select the Reply button. This brings up the Reply to Comment screen. Type your reply, then tap Send Reply to post your reply on your WordPress site …

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Mark Comment As Spam

Select Spam to flag comments as spam. Comments marked as spam display in your Comments screen (see below).

Approve / Unapprove Comment

To approve or unapprove comments, select the comment and tap the Approve / Unapprove toggle button to change the comment status. Approved and Unapproved comments display in your Comments section …

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Congratulations! You now know how to use the WordPress Mobile App for moderating and managing comments on your WordPress site via a mobile device.

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