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Cusdis Comments

Let your users comment on your Publii posts with this plugin, that utilizes the free and open-source Cusdis comment system. Simple to setup and easy to use, a privacy-first alternative to Disqus with options for self-hosting, your users will be able to start commenting safely and securely in no time at all.

Cusdis Comments

Cusdis Features

  • Free and open-source, privacy-focused alternative to Disqus that doesn’t track you or your users.
  • Extremely lightweight (~ 5kb gzipped) for minimal impact on site performance.
  • Cusdis can be self-hosted; perfect if you’re managing a suite of Publii sites.
  • Includes a moderator dashboard to help you manage your community.
  • Allows for posts to be hidden until approved, which can be completed via the admin panel or approved via email without the need to log-in.
  • Supports importing from Disqus; perfect if you want to preserve your post comments when migrating to Cusdis.

Plugin Features

  • Customize your comment section layout with modifiable headers and custom CSS classes.
  • Light and dark themes to match your site aesthetics.
  • Lazy-load integration ensure your comments section loads fast as soon as the user scroll down the page; no waiting around for the comments to load.
  • Cookie banner integration for users to consent to cookies when needed via the standard Publii cookie banner.
  • Create a fallback message to advise users when their settings prevent comments from loading.


July, 06 2022

Requirements and compatibility

Edge, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera
Publii 0.39 and up
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