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

      • 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.



    1. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • JavaScript
      talkatv is an open source comment service much like Disqus or IntenseDebate .

      Discontinued

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

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    2. Master Comments System is a very compact comments system with basic options: Comments can be accepted from all users or only registered users. Admin can Edit/Delete/Ban. Users can Edit/Delete their last posted comment.

      Discontinued

      Latest commit 39def28 on Jul 29, 2013

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      A commenting server similar to Disqus and IntenseDebate Licensed under AGPL: https://github.com/phusion/juvia/blob/master/LICENSE.TXT

      Discontinued

      Per project's README: Juvia is currently unmaintained. See https://github.com/phusion/juvia

      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • TypePad
      • Tumblr
      • Blogger
      • Wordpress
      IntenseDebate is the premier commenting system available on the Internet for blogs and websites. IntenseDebate comments enhances and encourages conversation on your blog or website.
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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.
    3. Metype is a complete engagement solution. It keeps your audience hooked by allowing rich media comments, reactions and sharing options. Create a free account instantly and be on your way to engage and build your audience.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Self-Hosted
      jskomment is an open source commenting system that is built on javascript and AJAX.
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