Best 8 Comment Plugins for WordPress

One of the best things about WordPress is the repository of plugins. The base system offers you excellent functionality, and you can further enhance it using the plugins. Comment system is the heart of the blog community and you need the right comment plugins for your WordPress-powered website or blog.

We have listed top comment plugins for WordPress and you can choose the ones that best meet your business requirements.

1) CommentLuv

CommentLuv is an amazing WordPress plugin that gives amazing features to bring more traffic and comments to your blog. It provides protection against spam, adds keywords, integrates twitterlink, and adds social enticements and more. It rewards your readers by placing a link to their last blog post at the end of their comment. It is a useful plugin for encourage a community.

Cost: Free
Pro version at $67 for single site
Downloads: 799,632
Ratings: 4.3 out of 5 stars
Compatible up to: 3.9.1


2) Akismet

Among the most popular comment plugins, Askimet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see whether they are spam or not. It also let you review the spam it catches under the comments admin screen. Links are highlighted in the comment body, to reveal hidden or misleading links.

Cost: Free
Downloads: 20,894,410
Ratings: 4.1 out of 5 stars
Compatible up to: 3.9.1


3) Growmap Anti Spambot Plugin

This useful plugin adds a checkbox to your comment form asking users to confirm that they are not a spammer. It is simple to click a box as the box is generated via client side javascript that bots cannot see.

Cost: Free
Downloads: 195,410
Ratings: 4.7 out of 5 stars
Compatible up to: 3.8.3

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4) Live Comment Preview

It is one of the useful comment plugins for WordPress that displays a preview of the user’s comment when they type. Live Comment Preview plugin will offer you a responsive, smooth, live comment preview.

Cost: Free
Downloads: 43,923
Ratings: 4.2 out of 5 stars
Compatible up to: 3.5.2

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5) Subscribe To Comments Reloaded

Subscribe to Comments Reloaded plugin allows commenter to sign up for e-mail notification of replies that will follow. It includes a full-featured subscription manager that commenter can use to unsubscribe to certain posts or all notifications. It easily manages and searches among your subscriptions.

Cost: Free
Downloads: 217,533
Ratings: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Compatible up to: 3.9.1

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6) WP-Ajaxify-Comments

This useful plugin hooks into your comment form and adds AJAX functionality to the comment form. When the form is submitted, the plugin sends data to the WordPress backend without reloading the entire page. In case of error, plugin shows a popup overlay containing the error message and user can correct it.

Cost: Free
Downloads: 52,433
Ratings: 4.9 out of 5 stars
Compatible up to: 3.9.1

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7) Subscribe to Comments

Subscribe to Comments allows your commenters to sign up for email notifications for further comments. They can also choose to unsubscribe to certain posts, block all notifications, and can also change their notification email address.

Cost: Free
Downloads: 382,376
Ratings: 3.6 out of 5 stars

8) Social Comments

This free plugin adds Google plus Comments system, Facebook comments and/or Disqus Comments to your website. It displays comments type either stacked to tabbed. You can set the label for each of the comments system, set Facebook color scheme, and can also set Facebook language.

Cost: Free
Downloads: 18,929
Ratings: 4.1 out of 5 stars
Compatible up to: 3.8.3

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Your Choice

What are your favorite comment plugins for WordPress? What has been your experience of using them in your website or blog? Share your views with us by leaving a comment below

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