HTML Comment Box Alternatives

    HTML Comment Box is described as 'easy wasy for your website to receive, and optionally approve/delete comments from your visitors' and is an website in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to HTML Comment Box, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, SaaS, Wordpress and Linux. The best alternative is Discourse. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Isso or Disqus. Other great sites and apps similar to HTML Comment Box are Commento (Paid), ReplyBox (Paid), utterances (Free, Open Source) and Thredded (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 13, 2021

    1. Discourse is an open source discussion platform built for the next decade of the Internet. A modern forum, everything's been redesigned to be easy. Self-hosted Discourse software is free, hosting service is paid.
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      • 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.


    2. 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.


      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Feature-rich and lightning fast forums. Works standalone or as a Rails engine. Markdown by default, with plugins for code highlighting, KaTeX math, and BBCode. No JavaScript required. Easy deployment on Heroku or with Ansible.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Hittly is a membership community software for creators to build an audience, grow organically, moderate it effectively and monetize it by selling site memberships. Start building a loyal army of followers now!.
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    3. Pubble is the world's best Q&A platform. We make it simple and easy to add a great Q&A platform to any blog, website or Facebook page.
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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      The Best Commenting Platform For Your Website.
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