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
      Commentar is a self hosted open source commenting system which can easily be integrated into any existing system.

      Discontinued

      The last commit to the GitHub repo was on Juky 27nd, 2014.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Livefyre is an embeddable real-time commenting platform that turns comments on any site into live conversations, increases the quality of those conversations, and drives traffic to content around the web.

      Discontinued

      Livefyre was acquired by Adobe and integrated into the Adobe Experience Manager. The Community Comments feature is being discontinued: https://livefyre.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/215571503-Details-and-important-dates



    1. Comments Box is a social plugin that enables user commenting on your site. Features include moderation tools and distribution.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Spirit is a modern discussion platform. Notifications Receive an automatic notification everytime someone mentions your @name, quotes you or answers to your conversation.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      RbComment - Zend Framework 2 module for drop-in, self-hosted comments, with email notifications, Akismet, ZfcUser and Gravatar integration.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      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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      • Online
      • Wordpress
      Powering the Realtime Social Layer for Entertainment, Local Media and High Traffic Blogs. Realtidbits was acquired by Livefyre.com.
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    3. 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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      • Online
      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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