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Allows you to add static comments to your articles on your Pelican blog.

Project description

Pelican Comment System

Pelican Comment System allows you to add static comments to your articles.

Comments are stored in files in formats that can be processed by Pelican (e.g., Markdown, reStructuredText). Each comment resides in its own file.


  • Static comments for each article

  • Replies to comments

  • Avatars and Identicons

  • Comment Atom feed for each article

  • Easy styleable via themes

  • Python 2 and 3 support

See it in action here:




Bernhard Scheirle



The Pelican Comment System is now also in the Python Package Index and can easily installed via:

pip install pelican_comment_system


Pelican 3.4 or newer is required.

To create identicons, the Python Image Library is needed. Therefore you either need PIL or Pillow (recommended).

Install Pillow via:

pip install Pillow

If you don’t want avatars or identicons, this plugin works fine without PIL/Pillow. You will, however, see a warning that identicons are deactivated (as expected).

Change Log

The change log can be found in the CHANGELOG.rst file.

Change Log

All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file. This project adheres to Semantic Versioning.

1.4.0 – 2017-02-20


  • add to allow posting plugin to PyPI PR #862

1.3.0 – 2017-01-10


1.2.2 – 2016-12-19


  • Correct jQuery expression in cancelReply method PR #820

1.2.1 – 2016-09-22


1.2.0 – 2016-05-23

Fixed - Documentation

Added - Documentation

  • Adds Quickstart guide + default theme PR #686


  • Fix mailto link: use ‘’ instead of ‘’ PR #720

  • Fix comparison of offset-naive and offset-aware datetimes PR #722


  • Logs a warning if the parent of a comment can not be found PR #715

1.1.0 – 2016-02-18

Fixed – Documentation


  • Main logic runs a bit earlier (allows other plugins to access comments earlier) PR #677

  • The writer to generate the feeds can now be exchanged (via a normal pelican writer plugin) PR #677

1.0.1 – 2015-10-04

Fixed – Documentation

  • Add commas indicating tuple (PELICAN_COMMENT_SYSTEM_AUTHORS) PR #579

1.0.0 – 2014-11-05


  • Basic static comments

  • Atom Feeds

  • Replies to comments

  • Avatars and identicons

This change log uses Keep a CHANGELOG as a template.

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