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utterances is described as 'A lightweight comments widget built on GitHub issues. Use GitHub issues for blog comments, wiki pages and more!' and is a comment platform. There are more than 25 alternatives to utterances for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, SaaS, Wordpress and Linux. The best alternative is Disqus, which is free. Other great apps like utterances are Isso, Commento, Cusdis and giscus.

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  • GitHub

A lightweight comments widget built on GitHub issues. Use GitHub issues for blog comments, wiki pages and more!

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  1. Disqus icon

    Disqus

    • Online
    • Wordpress
    49 alternatives to Disqus 

    Disqus offers the best add-on tools for site owners to power discussions, increase engagement, and earn revenue.

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    1.  Multiple Account supportDisqus support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    2.  Embedded commentsUsers can leave comments that will appear within Disqus
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    Isso

    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    31 alternatives to Isso 

    Isso – Ich schrei sonst – is a lightweight commenting server written in Python and JavaScript. It aims to be a drop-in replacement for Disqus.

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    Commento

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    34 alternatives to Commento 

    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.

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    1.  Anonymous CommentingCommento allows you to comment and participate in discussions without revealing your personal information.
    2.  No TrackingCommento will not track you or use your personal data.
    3.  Ad-freeCommento doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Embedded commentsUsers can leave comments that will appear within Commento
    Commento's dashboard includes various moderation tools, settings, statistics and other options.
    This is what an example comments section looks like. Commento allows nested/threaded comments, OAuth, markdown, and much more.
  4. Cusdis

    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    35 alternatives to Cusdis 

    Open source, lightweight (~5kb gzip), privacy-friendly alternative to Disqus.

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    1.  Anonymous CommentingCusdis allows you to comment and participate in discussions without revealing your personal information.
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    giscus

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    34 alternatives to giscus 

    A comments system powered by GitHub Discussions. Let visitors leave comments and reactions on your website via GitHub!

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    giscus vs utterances opinions
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    I think utterances came before GitHub Discussions API was made. That API seems more logical for a comment section than the Issues API imo. Otherwise they're extremely similar

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    Commentics

    17 alternatives to Commentics 

    ommentics is a free, advanced PHP comment script with many features. Professionally written and with open source code, its main aims are to be integrable, customizable and secure. It is designed to be integrated into existing pages.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
    Comments
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    Hyvor Talk

    25 alternatives to Hyvor Talk 

    The Best Commenting Platform For Your Website.

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    1.  Embedded commentsUsers can leave comments that will appear within Hyvor Talk
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    talkatv

    • Online
    • JavaScript
    26 alternatives to talkatv 

    talkatv is an open source comment service much like Disqus or IntenseDebate .

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    Discontinued

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

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    HashOver

    27 alternatives to HashOver 

    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. HashOver adds a "comment section" to any website, by placing a few simple lines of JavaScript or...

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    Discontinued

    No updates since Aug 2019 & won't work with the latest PHP versions.

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    Joint Comments

    • Online
    • Shopify
    • Wordpress
    41 alternatives to Joint Comments 

    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.

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