Free Disqus Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Disqus is Isso, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Disqus and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Disqus are utterances (Free, Open Source), HashOver (Free, Open Source), Hiddenpost (Free) and Commentics (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 22, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      RbComment - Zend Framework 2 module for drop-in, self-hosted comments, with email notifications, Akismet, ZfcUser and Gravatar integration.
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    1. 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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      Extremely simple to use if all you need is a simple comment box.
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    2. A native WordPress Disqus alternative with a focus on speed and privacy: 100% realtime native comments in a tiny little package that is fully CDN and cache compatible.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • 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.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Shopify
      • Weebly
      • Joomla
      • WiX.com
      • Blogger
      • Wordpress
      Heyoya is a voice comments platform that takes you beyond text. Voice is personal and direct, letting you interact with your readers and have conversations as you would, face-to-face.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Hosted commenting that's painless to embed, a pleasure to use, and a breeze to moderate. We won't follow you around the web like a lost puppy. A creepy puppy who analyzes everything you do to sell you things.
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    3. Cactus Comments is a federated comment system for the web, based on the Matrix protocol. The system is easily embedded, respects you and your users privacy and is completely free and open source.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Open source, lightweight (~5kb gzip), privacy-friendly alternative to Disqus. Features - Universal embed code: You can embed Cusdis on every website.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • GitHub
      A modern comment component based on Github Issue and Preact.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      A comments system powered by GitHub Discussions. Let visitors leave comments and reactions on your website via GitHub! • Open source. 🌏 • No tracking, no ads, always free. 📡 🚫 • No database needed. All data is stored in GitHub Discussions.
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