lightweight Disqus alternative
Isso – a commenting server similar to Disqus
- Comments written in Markdown
Users can edit or delete own comments (within 15 minutes by default). Comments in moderation queue are not publicly visible before activation.
- SQLite backend
Because comments are not Big Data.
- Disqus & WordPress Import
You can migrate your Disqus/WordPress comments without any hassle.
- Configurable JS client
Embed a single JS file, 65kB (20kB gzipped) and you are done.
See isso-comments.de for a live demo, more details and documentation.
- Python 3.6+ (+ devel headers)
- SQLite 3.3.8 or later
- a working C compiler
Install Isso from PyPi:
pip install isso
Then, follow the Quickstart guide.
If you're stuck, follow the Install guide, see Troubleshooting and browse the the full documentation.
A Docker image with the latest stable release is provided at
- Pull requests are very much welcome! These might be good first issues
- See Ways to Contribute
Refer to the docs for Installing from Source.
#issovia Matrix or via IRC on Libera.Chat
- Ask a question on GitHub Discussions.
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