The Disqus comment system is a great free WordPress plugin that replaces your WordPress comment system with your comments hosted and powered by Disqus.
Disqus, pronounced “discuss”, is a service and tool for web comments and discussions. Disqus makes commenting easier and more interactive, while connecting websites and commenters across a thriving discussion community.
The Disqus for WordPress plugin seamlessly integrates using the Disqus API and by syncing with WordPress comments.
What is the Disqus Comment System?
Disqus (dis·cuss • dĭ-skŭs’) is all about changing the way people think about discussion on the web. We’re big believers in the conversations and communities that form on blogs and other sites.
Who is behind Disqus?
Disqus is a startup founded in 2007 and based in San Francisco. We are passionate about building products that people love to use. Our investors include Union Square Ventures and Y Combinator.
Disqus for WordPress
- Uses the Disqus API
- Comments indexable by search engines (SEO-friendly)
- Support for importing existing comments
- Auto-sync (backup) of comments with Disqus and WordPress database
- Threaded comments and replies
- Notifications and reply by email
- Subscribe and RSS options
- Aggregated comments and social mentions
- Powerful moderation and admin tools
- Full spam filtering, blacklists and whitelists
- Support for Disqus community widgets
- Connected with a large discussion community
- Increased exposure and readership
Realtime comment system
Comments become more like live discussions with realtime posting and updating. By offering a faster, more intuitive experience, Disqus is everyone’s favorite way to comment.
Notification and reply system
The notification system lets people know when they’ve received a response. Best of all, they can continue the conversation straight from the email.
Inline media embedding
Full integration with media services such as Youtube, Flickr, and more. Attach media such as photos and videos right within the comments.
Fully compatible with mobile websites for commenting while on the go. The default mobile theme is formatted with smartphones, like the iPhone or Android phones, in mind.
Plus many, many more features…
The Disqus Comment System not only works well with WordPress but integrates seamlessly into all major blogging platforms including Joomla, Blogger & Drupal to name a few. After reviewing this plugin and seeing the endless features and benefits WPInsite is now using the Disqus Comment System. Scroll to the comment section to have a live preview.
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