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giscus is described as 'A comments system powered by GitHub Discussions. Let visitors leave comments and reactions on your website via GitHub!' and is a comment platform in the social & communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to giscus for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, Wordpress, SaaS and Linux. The best alternative is Disqus, which is free. Other great apps like giscus are Isso, utterances, Commento and Cusdis.

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A comments system powered by GitHub Discussions. Let visitors leave comments and reactions on your website via GitHub!

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  1. Disqus icon

    Disqus

    • Online
    • Wordpress
    49 alternatives to Disqus 

    Disqus offers the best add-on tools for site owners to power discussions, increase engagement, and earn revenue.

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    1.  Multiple Account supportDisqus support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    2.  Embedded commentsUsers can leave comments that will appear within Disqus
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    Isso

    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    31 alternatives to Isso 

    Isso – Ich schrei sonst – is a lightweight commenting server written in Python and JavaScript. It aims to be a drop-in replacement for Disqus.

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    utterances

    • Self-Hosted
    • GitHub
    33 alternatives to utterances 

    A lightweight comments widget built on GitHub issues. Use GitHub issues for blog comments, wiki pages and more!

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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    Commento

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    34 alternatives to Commento 

    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.

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    1.  Anonymous CommentingCommento allows you to comment and participate in discussions without revealing your personal information.
    2.  No TrackingCommento will not track you or use your personal data.
    3.  Ad-freeCommento doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Embedded commentsUsers can leave comments that will appear within Commento
    Commento's dashboard includes various moderation tools, settings, statistics and other options.
    This is what an example comments section looks like. Commento allows nested/threaded comments, OAuth, markdown, and much more.
  5. Cusdis

    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    35 alternatives to Cusdis 

    Open source, lightweight (~5kb gzip), privacy-friendly alternative to Disqus.

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    1.  Anonymous CommentingCusdis allows you to comment and participate in discussions without revealing your personal information.
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    ReplyBox

    22 alternatives to ReplyBox 

    ReplyBox is a simple, privacy-focused comment system that's light-weight and blazingly-fast.

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    Cactus Comments

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Matrix.org
    7 alternatives to Cactus Comments 

    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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    1.  Privacy focusedCactus Comments is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Embedded commentsUsers can leave comments that will appear within Cactus Comments
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    Commentics

    17 alternatives to Commentics 

    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. It is designed to be integrated into existing pages.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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    Hyvor Talk

    25 alternatives to Hyvor Talk 

    The Best Commenting Platform For Your Website.

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    1.  Embedded commentsUsers can leave comments that will appear within Hyvor Talk
    Hyvor Talk Embed (Default Theme)
    Hyvor Talk Embed (Dark)
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    talkatv

    • Online
    • JavaScript
    26 alternatives to talkatv 

    talkatv is an open source comment service much like Disqus or IntenseDebate .

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    Discontinued

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

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