Open Source CommentBox.io Alternatives

    The most popular alternative is Isso, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 39 alternatives to CommentBox.io so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting CommentBox.io alternatives are Commento (Paid, Open Source), utterances (Free, Open Source), HashOver (Free, Open Source) and coComment (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Dec 10, 2020

    • Isso – Ich schrei sonst – is a lightweight commenting server written in Python and JavaScript. It aims to be a drop-in replacement for Disqus.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
    • Commento is a popular, fast, bloat-free commenting system that you can embed on your blog, news articles, and more.

      Warning

      Several people have addressed an issue about their domain being deleted and all their comments being lost without any warning while using the free plan.

      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Cloudron


    • A lightweight comments widget built on GitHub issues. Use GitHub issues for blog comments, wiki pages and more!.
      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • GitHub
    • HashOver is a PHP comment system intended as a replacement for services like Disqus. HashOver is free and open source software, under the GNU Affero General Public License.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Self-Hosted
    • coComment is a service for managing, powering and researching conversations online.

      Discontinued

      Seems to be discontinued as of April 2 2013.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox
    • talkatv is an open source comment service much like Disqus or IntenseDebate .

      Discontinued

      The last commit to the GitHub repo was on December 3rd, 2012.

      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
      • JavaScript
    • Master Comments System is a very compact comments system with basic options:Comments can be accepted from all users or only registered users.Admin can Edit/Delete/Ban.

      Discontinued

      Latest commit 39def28 on Jul 29, 2013

      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Self-Hosted
    • ommentics is a free, advanced PHP comment script with many features. Professionally written and with open source code, its main aims are to be integrable, customizable and secure.
      • Freemium • Open Source
      • Self-Hosted
    • A commenting server similar to Disqus and IntenseDebate

      Licensed under AGPL: https://github.com/phusion/juvia/blob/master/LICENSE.TXT

      Discontinued

      Per project's README: Juvia is currently unmaintained. See https://github.com/phusion/juvia

      • Free • Open Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
    • Commentar is a self hosted open source commenting system which can easily be integrated into any existing system.

      Discontinued

      The last commit to the GitHub repo was on Juky 27nd, 2014.

      No screenshots yet
      • Free • Open Source
      • Self-Hosted