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List of 70+ Best “Comment plugins” for WordPress Blogs

By sudharsan

September 18, 2010
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Comments, one of the best method to value a blog or website. If a site getting 10-20 comments for each articles, it is a good sign of more readers engagement in that blog. So making your comment section more interactive and socialbe for readers is more important for a blog.

Here is compiled around 70+ WordPress plugin to make your comment section more interactive, sociable and LIVE for readers and commentators. At First i mentioned here about some of the popular 20 comment plugins used by many bloggers, if your not satisfied with that, then you can proceed to other plugins.

Check out4 Best and Popular Comment system for WP blogs

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Popular Comment Plugins

1. Disqus – comment system

Disqus, the best WP plugin to make interactive and sociable comment system for your wordpress blogs. They are big believers in the conversations and communities that form on blogs  and other sites.

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2. Akismet

One of the 2nd most widely used plugin in the world. This plugin protect your blog from spam comments and trackbacks to make your blog spam free.

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3. WP Ajax Edit Comments

WP Ajax Edit Comments allow users and admins to edit comments on a post. So they can edit their own comments for a limited time, while admins can edit all comments.

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4. SI Captcha

It is a anti-spam methods to to prevent spam comment in your blog. This prevents spam from automated bots and adds security. It work like a charm with Akismet.

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5. Comment Luv

If you need toincrease your comment this plugin will surely helps you a lot. This plugin will visit the site of the comment author while they type their comment and retrieve a selection of their last blog posts and place the link in the blog which they comment. So they can get “two comment at one shot:P

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6. IntenseDebate – Comment system

IntenseDebate Comments enhance and encourage conversation on your blog or website. It makes your comment section more sociable and LIVE for your readers, you can read more about this in my previous Article.

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7. Greg’s Threaded Comment Numbering

This plugin numbers your comments sequentially and hierarchically including threading, paging, and your choice of ascending or descending date order. :D

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8. NoFollow Free

This WordPress plugin remove the “nofollow” attribute from your wordpress blog’s comments. The replacement of the nofollow is also based on the users type (registered and visitor users). So your commentators can enjoy your link juice for their blog as a result there will be huge increase of comment in your blog.

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9.  Subscribe to Comments

Subscribe to Comments is the best plugin that enables commenters to sign up for e-mail notification of subsequent entries of comments. It includes a full-featured subscription manager, so your commenters can use to unsubscribe to certain posts, block all notifications, or even change their notification e-mail address!

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10. WP Comment Auto Responder

This plugin will send a automatic mail message when you visitor leave a comment on your wordpress blog. It will create a brand impression about your blog and helps you to get more comments for your blog post.

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11.Thank Me Later

Thank Me Later (TML) will automatically send an e-mail to your those who leave acomment at your blog like Autoresponder plugin. It is highly configurable and allows you to create multiple e-mail messages.

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12. One Click Close Comments

Conveniently close or open comments for a post or page with one click. If you run a competition in your blog after crossing certain period you have to close comment to avoid spam for that post, so you can use this plugin to close all comment and trackbacks entries for a particular post.

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13. Smilies Themer Toolbar

Smilies Themer Toolbar provides a toolbar to easily add custom smilies to comments. It integrates with Smilies Themer plugin, and therefore requires it, you can also change your smilies theme in your blog, and the toolbar is automagically updated!

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14. Top Commentators Widget

One of the widely used WP plugin in mnay blogs to reward their commentators by displaying best commentators in the sidebar for that month.

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15. Connect With Facebook

In simple words, using this plugin will allow your visitors to publish comments using their Facebook account.

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16. Twit Connect

Is based on same idea as connect with Facebook plugin, so Twit connect creates a bound between your blog and Twitter so that every Twitter user can comment on your blog posts by logging in to their Twitter account.

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17. Comment Timeout

This plugin is same like as we seen in close comment plugin. It block comment entries after a user-configurable period of time, with an option to make allowances for active discussions.

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18. Highlight Author Comments

Highlight Author Comments automatically Highlight and differtiate comments made by a post’s author in a distinctive style. It is highly configurable.

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19. Keyword Luv

Reward your commentators by separating their name from their keywords in the link to their website, giving them improved anchor text.

For Example

If i enter “sudharsan @ blogging tips” in the Name field of comment section  while commenting.

It will place the link only for “blogging tips” i.e the word after @ symbol rather than placing link for the whole word, so personal branding and branding a blog is possible by this cool plugin.

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20. WordPress thread comment

It allows thread comment facility like we have in forum for good engagement and interaction in your blog.

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21. Facebook Comments

Facebook comments is a WordPress plugin that will import comments from your facebook notes back into your wordpress blog.

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22. FriendFeed Comments

As it name tells you everything. It will puts the comments and likes from your FriendFeed account on your posts.

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23. Comment Referrers

Adds the referrering link from which a commenting user came from to comment notifications.

For example

If you come from “ABC.com” via a link of my blog and post comment in my blog, this plugin will place a link from “ABC.com” in my comment field, just to reward the referring site and blogs.

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24. Meet Your Commenters

When someone comments on your blog and writes a comment with his/her URL, is leaving more information than you think. This plugin displays web pages and profiles of those users in the dashboard, so you can add them as friends if you are in the same social network.

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25. Mail To Commenter

This plugin helps user to notify reply to previous commenter in same post via simply insert ‘@+user+blank’ or ‘@+user+:’ (like twitter) in comment.

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26. OpenID

OpenID is an open standard that allows users to authenticate to websites without having to create a new password and username. It is global id for a user to comment on any blog using single username.

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27. Kau-Boy’s Comment Notification

This plugin enables blog admins and editors to manage the notification of incoming
comments. So you can moderate your comment and instantly.

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28. Comment Toolbar

This plug-in adds up to six buttons at the end  of every comments to automatically insert Comments Navigation, Reply and Quote functions. Then you can respond to the author of each comment and quote some or all of its comment.

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29. Comment Twitter

Commentwitter is a WordPress plugin that gives commenters the option of Tweeting their
comment with a link to your post.

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30. TinyMCEComments

This is very usefull plugin for bloggers. It turns the comment field from a primitive <textfield> into a WYSIWYG editor, using the internal TinyMCE library.

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31. Comment Form Quicktags

This plugin inserts quicktags of the admin page to the upper part of textarea of the comment form.

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32. Digress.it

Digress.it lets you comment paragraph by paragraph in the margins of a text. Embed paragaphs YouTube-style on other sites.

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33. Greg’s Comment Length Limiter

This plugin provides a configurable limit on the length of comments left in the comment
form, with a character countdown displayed for the user and dynamically updated with
each keypress.

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34. AVrAmTAR

This plugin  allows user to register and upload multiple avatars in their account. After that user will get his unique URL to the dynamic GIF image which will show different avatar (chosen from avatars user have uploaded) each time URL is accessed.

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35. Cookies for Comments

This is another cool way to block spam comments. When a browser loads that stylesheet a cookie is dropped. If that user then leaves a comment the cookie is checked. If it doesn’t exist the comment is marked as spam.Copy into your plugins folder and activate. If you are using a caching plugin such as WP Super Cache make sure you clear the cache after enabling this plugin.

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36. Minimum Comment Length

Minimum Comment Lenght plugin as you understand from the name forces to comment for more than 15 characters. If people then leave a comment of less than 15 characters, WordPress dies on them with the message “Error: Your comment is too short. Please try to say something useful.”or you can customize the message as you like.

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37. BackType Connect

This wordPress plugin finds conversations related to your content and allows you to display the associated comments inline with your own.

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38. GravatarGrid

Displays the Gravatars of all your commenters as a nice mosaic in the sidebar of your blog. This plugin is highly configurable and easy to use it.

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39. jQuery Comment Preview

Live comment preview without page reboot. Works on jQuery. It will bring your user or commentator a good experience.

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40. Delink Comment Author

Delink Comment Author gives you the ability to remove the link a commenter left as their URL without removing the entire comment.

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41. Gravatar Signup

If any user or commentator dont have gravatar ,this plugin inserts a checkbox into the comment form (based on the e-mail they typed in). If they check the box and submit their comment, it will initiate the first step of signing up for Gravatar, on their behalf.

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42. GD Star Rating

GD Star Rating plugin allows you to set up rating and review system for posts, pages and comments in your blog. I featured this plugin some time ago already, but this is totally related to comments. So user can rate comment like we have in facebook like button.

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43. Comment Rating

Allows visitors to rate comments in Like vs. Dislike fashion with clickable images. Poorly-rated & highly-rated comments are displayed differently.

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44. @ Reply

This plugin allows you to add Twitter-like @reply links to comments. When clicked, those links insert the author name and a link to the comment you are replying to in the textarea.

45. Easy Comment Uploads

This plugin allow your visitors to attach images or other file to their comments as easily as possible. Easy-upload-helpful-wordpress-comment-plugin

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46. SEO Super Comments

It provide additional SEO for your blog comments. What we instantly get in this way is big jump in site’s index visible to search engines. This is possible because blog comments are crawl-able, index-able and most importantly rank-able content. Also meaning you will start to get search engine traffic for the context of the comment.

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47. Tango Smileys Extended

It enable user to add smilleys for their comments. Smileys in comments is also supported, and may be inserted using the standard emotion shorthand or through the CTI interface introduced in TSE

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48. Per post Anonymous Comments

If you Run any  competition and wants user to register in your blog before commenting this plugin will you a lot. Per post anonymous comments is a plugin that allows bypassing the “Users must be registered and logged in to comment” for specific posts and pages.

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49. Flickr Comment Importer

Very sociable with flickr. It will import comments from your Flickr Stream into your blog posts of the same name. It will be very usefull for blog image hosting blogs.

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50. Genki Youtube Comments

Grab YouTube video comments and insert into your blog post. If you are intrested in vide blogging and have to post many videos in your blog, try this plugin it will work like a charm.

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51. Comment Analysis

It is the good plugin to show comment count, pingback count, trackback count, top commentors, most recent comments, and more. It is a high configurable one and placed anywhere in your blog.

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52. Sexy Comments

Sexify your comments with avatars and forum-like formatting and Ajax helper features. It make your comment section more interactive.

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53. Comment License

Comment License shows a license with terms of your choosing in your comments form. You can edit the terms of your license in the options page. So that user can able to comment according to your comment privacy policies.

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54. Live Journal Comments

This plugin displays a number of comments in posts cross posted to LiveJournal and able to bring comment from live journal to your blog.

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55. Better Comments Manager

Better Comments manager allows you to view your comments post wise, it also allows you to reply to your comments from within admin panel, which make moderation of comment easy than before.

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56. Hide or Show Comments

In order to focus your site visitors attention on the post itself, the comments, both the comment form and the list of comments, can be hidden and only shown on request.

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57. WP No External Links

Mask all external links to internal! In your own posts, comments pages, authors page. It does not change anything or write to base – just processes output.

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58. Live Comment Preview

Live Comment Preview is the simplest way to get live comment previews on your site. Simply activate the plugin -That’s it! This plugin uses only client-side Javascript to format a preview, it does not make any Ajax requests to the server.

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59. Ajax Comment Posting

There are many comment-related plugins in WordPress plugin directory. However, if you’d like to find just a simple comment-posting Ajax plugin, you won’t find any.

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60. Riffly Webcam Video Comments

Riffly is a free service that easily plugs into your site allowing visitors to create video and audio comments. It create a new experience to your readers as well as you. :D

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61. Filosofo Comments Preview

Filosofo Comments Preview lets you preview WordPress comments before you submit them. So it commentator can see preview of their comments and can make changes if they mistyped.

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62. Ozh’ Absolute Comments

It is same like comment manager plugin  that lets you instantly reply to comments, either from the original Manage Comments administration page, or from the email notification, without the hassle of visiting the post first.

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63. Subscribe to Double-Opt-In Comments

Allows readers to receive notifications of new comments that are posted to an entry,
with Double-Opt-In Feature.

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64. WP Comment Remix

WP Comment Remix adds a plethora of new options and features to WordPress. From Reply
and Quote links for commenters, to a full upgrade to the edit comments pages in the
admin panel, WPCR will save you time and effort when running your blog.

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65. Moderation Notify Author

Very essential plugin for Multi author blog. WordPress doesn’t automatically notify the author of a post about waiting comments. Instead all comment moderation requests go to the admins. This plugin will notify the author of the post as well as the admin. This will allow the author to moderate the comments too.

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66.WP Grins Lite

WP Grins Lite will provide clickable smilies for both the post form in the admin interface and the comments form of your blog. WP Grins Lite uses the lighter footprint of the jQuery library.

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67. Kaskus Emoticons

Kaskus Emoticons is used in kaskus forum. Kaskus it self is the largest Indonesian community that has millions members and posts. Some images here are copyrighted by Kaskus.

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68.Invisible Defender

This plugin protects registration, login and comment forms from spambots by adding two extra fields hidden by CSS.

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69. GeoSmart

GeoSmart automatically adds city-precise location information for each comment author to comment metadata for each comment and a map showing comment author location distribution.

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70. Plzz share if you know anyPlugin ?

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18 thoughts on “List of 70+ Best “Comment plugins” for WordPress Blogs

  1. thanks for the plugin heads-up. i have been trying to avoid using comment systems and still want to enhance. the anti spam software made it doubly worth the trip.

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