Facebook Comments Box Alternatives

    Facebook Comments Box is described as 'Comments Box is a social plugin that enables user commenting on your site. Features include moderation tools and distribution'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Facebook Comments Box, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, SaaS, Wordpress and Linux. The best alternative is Isso, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Facebook Comments Box are Disqus (Freemium), Commento (Paid), ReplyBox (Paid) and Hiddenpost (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 22, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Isso – Ich schrei sonst – is a lightweight commenting server written in Python and JavaScript. It aims to be a drop-in replacement for Disqus. It supports CRUD comments written in Markdown, Disqus import, I18N, website integration via JavaScript. Comments are stored in SQLite.
    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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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      ReplyBox is a simple, privacy-focused comment system that's light-weight and blazingly-fast.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      Many websites contain secret messages and comments. Imagine you could make these messages visible or even add your own. Now imagine that this function would exist everywhere and only the users themselves would have control over it. Wouldn't that be great?
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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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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      The Best Commenting Platform For Your Website.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox
      coComment is a service for managing, powering and researching conversations online. When using coComment, you can keep track of your comments across any site, share them with friends, and get notified when you get a response.

      Discontinued

      Seems to be discontinued as of April 2 2013.

    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.
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