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  • Remark42 is a self-hosted, lightweight, and simple (yet functional) commenting system, which doesn't spy on users. It can be embedded into blogs, articles or any other place where readers add comments.

    Check out demo.

    Social login via Google, Facebook and GitHub
    Multi-level nested comments with both tree and plain presentations
    Markdown support
    Import from Disqus
    Moderator can remove comments and block users
    Voting, pinning and verification system
    Sortable comments
    List of recent comments from all posts
    Export comments to json and automatic backups
    No external databases, everything embedded in a single data file
    Fully dockerized and can be deployed in a single command
    Clean, lightweight and fully customizable UI
    Multi-site mode from a single instance
    Integration with automatic SSL
    [Open source](

  • Looks pretty handy

  • Actively maintained and has a docker image too:

  • App Dev

    I was about to post about Remark42 as I just came across it and saw this post. There is currently Commento published on the App Store, so I don't think this is pressing, but this does look like a more stable and overall more feature-full alternative.