Disqus vs. Discourse vs. LiveFyre

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What is Disqus?

Disqus looks to make it very easy and rewarding for people to interact on websites using its system. Commenters can build reputation and carry their contributions from one website to the next.

What is Discourse?

Discourse is a simple, flat forum, where replies flow down the page in a line. Replies are attached to the bottom and top of each post, so you can optionally expand the context of the conversation – without breaking your flow.

What is LiveFyre?

Livefyre’s real-time apps get your audience talking and turn your site into the hub for your community. Bloggers, brands and the largest publishers in the world use Livefyre to engage their users and curate live content from around the social web.


Why do developers choose Disqus?
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Why do developers choose Discourse?
  • Why do you like Discourse?

    Why do developers choose LiveFyre?
    Why do you like LiveFyre?


    What are the cons of using Disqus?
    Downsides of Disqus?

    What are the cons of using Discourse?
    No Cons submitted yet for Discourse
    Downsides of Discourse?

    What are the cons of using LiveFyre?
    No Cons submitted yet for LiveFyre
    Downsides of LiveFyre?


    How much does Disqus cost?
    Disqus Pricing
    How much does Discourse cost?
    Discourse Pricing
    How much does LiveFyre cost?


    What companies use Disqus?
    461 companies on StackShare use Disqus
    What companies use Discourse?
    39 companies on StackShare use Discourse
    What companies use LiveFyre?
    13 companies on StackShare use LiveFyre


    What tools integrate with Disqus?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with Disqus
    What tools integrate with Discourse?
    3 tools on StackShare integrate with Discourse
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Disqus, Discourse, and LiveFyre?

    • Commento - Lightweight, open source, tracking-free alternative to Disqus
    • Talk - A better commenting experience from Mozilla, The New York Times, and The Washington Post

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