giscus Alternatives

    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 category. There are more than 25 alternatives to giscus for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Wordpress, SaaS and Blogger. The best alternative is Isso, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like giscus are Disqus (Freemium), Commento (Paid), ReplyBox (Paid) and utterances (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

    1. The complete discussion system for your site Muut powers lively discussions for tens of thousands of sites, making users happier and more likely to return.
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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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    3. Remark42 is a self-hosted, lightweight, and simple (yet functional) comment engine, which doesn't spy on users. It can be embedded into blogs, articles or any other place where readers add comments.
      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      Imagine you are on your daily journey through the web and you find a news article of a popular website like on the New York Times. You want to express your personal opinion about the text or simply highlight some wrong information. With OpenComment you can!

      Discontinued

      See http://opencomment.org/



    4. Krowdify provides tools which deepen your audience’s engagement with your content, gets your audience interacting with each other, and extends your reach to grow your audience.
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    5. 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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    6. An engaging comment system that offers competitive features to increase traffic and engagement for a passionate user-base.

      Discontinued

      Does not work anymore, not updated to work on newest WordPress. See https://wordpress.org/plugins/burnzone-commenting/

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    7. 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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      • 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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