Commenting that you can self-host, or $5/month for the hosted version.

Dan Rowden

Commento is a free open-source commenting tool, or you can pay $5/month for the hosted version. It offers all the commenting features you expect (upvotes, sticky comments, moderation tools etc.) and is privacy-friendly.

The good

  • Totally free if you self-host
  • Privacy-friendly (no ads, no tracking)
  • Threads, upvotes
  • Data exports
  • Support for Facebook, Twitter, Google log ins

The bad

  • Commenters have to sign in with an external platform


Self-hosted: free
Hosted: “pay anything”, starting at $5/month with up to 100,000 views

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