Remove WordPress comments in the database

You can can remove WordPress comments from within the database. This can be helpful if you need to quickly remove a large amount of SPAM comments.

  1. Log into phpMyAdmin (cPanel / Plesk / Web & Classic / Managed WordPress).

    Note: In cPanel Hosting you must select the database for your WordPress site in the left-hand column before proceeding to the next step.

  2. Click on the wp_comments table.
  3. Check the box next to each comment you want removed, or click the Check All box.
  4. Click Delete
  5. Click Yes

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