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Option to disable the comments in wikis

In our company, wikis are very often used for user instructions and as a knowledge archive.
Especially with the instructions, many users ask questions and provide feedback in the comments on the wiki pages - which quickly becomes confusing. And a forum is better for a Q&A.

Therefore it would be very useful if the community owner can control the comment function in wikis and can disable it - similar to the email to community function.

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  • Aug 20 2018
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    Guest commented
    January 30, 2019 09:57

    This is not how modern collaboration works. It's not just a one-direction communication.

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    Guest commented
    August 28, 2018 08:28

    Regarding your question:
    Yes - your are right the the comments are immediately relatable to the page. But in 90% the users use the comments area to start a discussion (first ask a question and then it becomes quickly confusing) instead of enter a simple comment like "Thanks for this hint!".

    I didn't quite understand the first question, sorry.

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    Guest commented
    August 23, 2018 14:38

    Just to flesh out your use case.

    In terms of consistency, do you use standard content on pages to direct people to an appropriate topic ?

    One of the advantages of page comments is that they are immediately relatable to the page - they are very difficult to aggregate though when your focus is the discussion rather than the content.

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    Guest commented
    August 20, 2018 12:39

    Important feature!