Top 10 Best Comments System Plugins for WordPress

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Comments play a vital role in blogging. They lead us to improve a blog post and correct errors if any. A good comment system will connect your blog with readers on various platforms and build a strong relationship between both the sides.

Beginners may ask, what’s the error with the default WordPress comment system? I like it, but which has own limitations and not suitable to meet the requirements of modern websites. That’s why I opted for third-party comment plugins on all my blogs.

These are the 10 best comment system plugins for WordPress at this moment.

1. Intense Debate

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Intense debate is a popular comment system plugin for WordPress. It has an attractive interface and will encourage users to leave comments on your blog posts.

Pros:

  • Threaded comments
  • Reply by email
  • Comment rating system
  • Comments are stored in a local server. So you can uninstall plugin anytime
  • Commenter profiles with reputation scores
  • Auto-filter, Auto-delete comments by keyword, email and IP address
  • Search engine optimization
  • Powerful options to manage comments on individual posts

Cons:

  • Not user-friendly
  • No way to connect your social media profiles

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2. Disqus Comment System

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Disqus is my favorite choice and using it on all my blogs. It has professional look and gorgeous design which will bring your comment section to the next level.

Pros:

  • Threaded comments and replies
  • Reply by email
  • Social media integration and mentions
  • Powerful spam filters
  • Commenter profiles with message history and online reputation
  • SEO friendly
  • Comments stored in local server
  • Shows popular posts in your sites

Cons:

  • Not working on some templates
  • Issues in comment exports and imports
  • May not work as expected in slow net connections

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3. Comments – wpDiscuz

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WpDiscuz is a simple plugin to replace default comment system on WordPress. It is very fast, responsive and works with all types of sites.

Pros:

  • Clean design
  • Loads very fast
  • Commenter profiles with social media links
  • Rating system for blog posts
  • Options to change colors
  • Settings to add, remove text fields in comment forms
  • Powerful admin settings
  • Add-ons support
  • CAPTCHA support

Cons:

  • No professional look

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4. Jetpack

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Jetpack is not just a comment system plugin and comes with lots of options to manage your WordPress site. It will do everything for analyzing site traffic, automatic sharing, search engine optimization, email subscriptions and much more.

Pros:

  • Simple, fast
  • Social media integration
  • Threaded comments

Cons:

  • Not attractive design
  • It is a part of Jetpack, so should install the entire plugin even though you are not using other features of it.

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5. Thrive Comments

Thrive Comments is a powerful option to boost user interactions and engagements on your website. It does several things to create a community of your readers and strengthen their relationships. Users can upvote, downvote and like the comments of others to know and connect with each other.

Thrive Comments is responsive and elegant. It is able to convert your regular comments to meaningful conversations and thereby smoothen the comments workflow.

Pros:

  • Social media integration
  • SEO friendly
  • Highly customizable
  • Encourage positive interactions through badges, votes, and featured comments
  • One-click comment sorting and delegation
  • Automatic link management
  • Users can comment from their website and social media accounts
  • Audience insights

Cons:

  • No free version

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6. CommentLuv

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CommentLuv is a favorite plugin for bloggers. As you know, we need to create backlinks to increase traffic and ranking of our website. CommentLuv allows you to build high-quality linkbacks by leaving comments on plugin enabled blogs.

Pros:

  • Simple, attractive
  • Increase blog traffic by encouraging conversations
  • Great admin settings
  • CAPTCHA support

Cons:

  • Limited customizations in the free version

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7. Livefyre

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Livefyre is a high-quality comment plugin for your websites and blogs. It helps you to build a good relationship with the readers and let them share posts across social sites.

Pros:

  • Built-in traffic indicators to monitor your site performance
  • Powerful spam filtering
  • Social media integration
  • Customize the look of your site using CSS
  • Options to send posts by email
  • Categories, Tags for posts
  • Rating system

Cons:

  • No free version

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8. Facebook comments

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It is a great plugin to show Facebook comments on your WordPress site. Facebook comments is easy to use and let you divert traffic from the social site without any hurdles.

Pros:

  • Highly flexible
  • Ability to change the look and feel of comment forms
  • Advanced admin settings
  • Native language support
  • Animation effects

Cons:

  • Commenters should have a connected Facebook account

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9. De:comments

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De:comments is a premium comment plugin for WordPress. It offers several options to improve the comment section of your website.

Pros:

  • Easy to customize
  • Responsive
  • Social media integration
  • Increase users engagement by giving a badge to them
  • Voting system
  • Options to give Dofollow/Nofollow links to commenters
  • Powerful options to manage comments

Cons:

  • No free version

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10. Vicomi

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Vicomi is our final suggestion. It lets users leave comments without typing any word and by just emoticons.

Pros:

  • Fast and responsive
  • Easy to customize
  • Real-time analytics
  • Monetization options
  • Comments filter
  • Facebook integration

Cons:

  • Single domain support in the free version
  • No social sites support except Facebook
  • Lack of professional quality

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