IntenseDebate Alternatives

    IntenseDebate is described as 'is the premier commenting system available on the Internet for blogs and websites. IntenseDebate comments enhances and encourages conversation on your blog or website'. There are more than 25 alternatives to IntenseDebate for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, SaaS, Wordpress and Linux. The best alternative is Isso, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like IntenseDebate are Disqus (Freemium), Commento (Paid), utterances (Free, Open Source) and Hyvor Talk (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 13, 2021

      • 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.
    1. 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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      • 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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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      The Best Commenting Platform For Your Website.
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      • 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.

    2. 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.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Drupal
      • Tumblr
      • Joomla
      • Blogger
      • Wordpress
      GraphComment is the next generation comments system. No more disorganized discussions piled on several pages. With GraphComment, you can easily follow the relevant discussions. The BubbleRank sort the answers in order of relevance.
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      • 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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      • 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

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