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[Resolved] looking for alt solution to native WP comment functionality

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  • #407134
    drew

    Does anyone have suggestions for an alternative comment function to replace native WP comments?

    I’ve been trying out options and looking for something for over a year but have yet to find a solution that:

    1. doesnโ€™t drag down page load speeds (jetpack) or increase server load
    2. require a boat load of customization to work or require fee based third party solutions to enact enqueuing (i.e. disquss)
    3. prevents anon comments
    4. keeps spam under control
    5. provides admin moderation

    The closest I’ve come so far is facebook comments but they have made creating the necessary app to enable comment moderation a serious pain in the neck. They also do a terrible job at notifying when new comments come in.

    Jetpack comments are a resource suck (I won’t use the plugin at all any more), Disquss and their sponsored comments, lack of control, and constantly changing terms, make it a non-starter. A host of other third party solutions have terrible service, cost way more than they are worth, have no information about the impact they have on server load and search ranking, or come from devs with little to no long term reputation.

    As such, I appreciate any feedback others are able to provide,
    Drew

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    #407324
    Tom
    Lead Developer
    Lead Developer

    I don’t know of a lot of options, but Disqus is very popular: https://en-ca.wordpress.org/plugins/disqus-comment-system/

    Unfortunately it doesn’t have great ratings..

    Seems like an opening for a plugin company to build a solid comment system.

    #407692
    drew

    I wonder if anyone knows a developer who knows what it means to code solutions that focus on performance, SEO and usability? ๐Ÿ™‚

    #407782
    Tom
    Lead Developer
    Lead Developer

    Hmm.. lol

    Thank you so much for the donation! Super generous of you ๐Ÿ™‚

    #407954
    drew

    Not that it was an incentive but you’re very welcome. ๐Ÿ™‚

    It’s important to support great developers and you already know I think you under-charge for the premium version. I do hope you’re considering the option of a higher price point via a white label solution along with something that bundles all of your plugins (free and premium) into a single package under one license (which, if nothing else, would make things much easier for users to manage).

    #407975
    Tom
    Lead Developer
    Lead Developer

    Lots of cool new changes on the way!

    Really appreciate the feedback ๐Ÿ™‚

    #408532
    drew

    Very nice, is there any formal dev roadmap available or a way to get on a beta release notification list?

    #408600
    Leo
    Staff
    Customer Support
    #408607
    drew

    Many thanks!

    #408638
    Leo
    Staff
    Customer Support
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