Coral by Vox Media Alternatives

    Coral by Vox Media is described as 'Coral is an open source commenting tool from Vox Media, helping publishers of all sizes build better communities. It runs the comments on the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Globe and Mail, and dozens of other websites around the world'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Coral by Vox Media for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, SaaS, Wordpress and GitHub. The best alternative is Disqus, which is free. Other great apps like Coral by Vox Media are Commento (Paid), utterances (Free, Open Source), Joint Comments (Free) and IntenseDebate (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 21, 2021

    1. Engage your audience The internet's favorite comment plug-in makes it easy for publishers to bring their content to life, fuel colorful discussions, efficiently moderate comments, and build engaged communities.
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      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Cloudron
      Commento is a popular, fast, bloat-free commenting system that you can embed on your blog, news articles, and more. Open source at its core, Commento guarantees you privacy and does not include third-party trackers and advertisements, unlike alternatives such as Disqus.

      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.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • GitHub
      A lightweight comments widget built on GitHub issues. Use GitHub issues for blog comments, wiki pages and more! • Open source. • No tracking, no ads, always free. • No lock-in. All data stored in GitHub issues. • Styled with Primer, the CSS toolkit that powers GitHub.
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    2. An embeddable comment widget for websites, blogs, ecommerce & static pages. Joint Comments distributes JOINT tokens (erc-20 based cryptocurrency) to publishers based on the value of traffic. It is free to use up to 250k page views / month.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • TypePad
      • Tumblr
      • Blogger
      • Wordpress
      IntenseDebate is the premier commenting system available on the Internet for blogs and websites. IntenseDebate comments enhances and encourages conversation on your blog or website.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Livefyre is an embeddable real-time commenting platform that turns comments on any site into live conversations, increases the quality of those conversations, and drives traffic to content around the web.

      Discontinued

      Livefyre was acquired by Adobe and integrated into the Adobe Experience Manager. The Community Comments feature is being discontinued: https://livefyre.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/215571503-Details-and-important-dates

    3. HTML Comment Box is an easy wasy for your website to receive, and optionally approve/delete comments from your visitors. Just paste the html comment box code near the bottom of your web page's HTML source, and voila!
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    4. SolidOpinion is a fun, new and dynamic commenting platform. Members earn points for being engaged in the discussion - for example, for posting and viewing comments.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      LiveRe is an alternative to Disqus based in South Korea and used by LG, Samsung, Nike, Kia, Hyundai, ... Like Disqus you it allow social log-in. It allow comment with attachment such as image & video.
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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      A very fast, feature-full, and privacy-focused comment service for handling discussions on the internet. At 4.6 kB with no dependencies, it's the fastest comment service around.
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