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The JComments is a powerful and easy to use AJAX based comment system for Joomla with flexible ACL, smiles, BBCodes and avatars support. Working on this release took extra eight months, all this effort was spent to make the component more stable and usable. Considerable time was allotted for code optimization and improved compatibility to third-party extensions.

Features
* Advanced ACL system
* Antispam (CAPTCHA) and flood protection
* Multilanguage support (more then 20 languages)
* Smiles & BBCode support
* Avatars
* Easy migration from 3rd party components to JComments (50+ extensions!)
* Simple integration with 3rd party extensions (more than 40 extensions!)
* Joom!Fish support (separate comments for each language)
* E-mail subscriptions
* Quick moderation (from e-mails)
* Report to administrator
* Ban IP
* RSS feeds
* Automatic updates (require Joomla 1.7+)

Support avatars from 3rd party extensions
JComments Avatar plugin adds support avatars from Agora Forum, CommunityBuilder, ccBoard, Contacts, FireBoard, IDoBlog, JomSocial, JooBB Forum, JoomSuite User, K2, Kunena, iJoomla Magazine, Ninjaboard, phpBB3 (Blogomunity p8pbb bridge, JFusion bridge, RokBridge), vBulletin, Gravatar and more;

Easy migration from 3rd party extensions
JComments supports import of comments from third-party components: AkoComment, BeeHeard, CC Comment, Chrono Comments, Cobalt, DatsoGallery, EasyComment, Easy Blog, Ice Gallery, ImproveMyCity, JA Comment, JMovies, JMyLife, JomComment, JoomlaComment, JooComments, JoomGallery, J!Reactions, JVComment, JXtended Comments, K2, Komento, LinkDirectory, LyftenBloggie, Mosets Tree, MusicBox, Music Collection, mXcomment, RDBS Comment, Remository, RS Comments, MightyExtensions Resource, RSGallery2, SliComments, SOBI2, TPDugg, VirtueMart, UdjaComment, ZOO

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2011-02-17
Reviews: 2
I finally installed JComments after running through a host of other non-functioning discussion extensions. JComments was easy to install, a snap to configure, and integrates nicely with Community Builder. What a relief. Oh, and unlike others I have tried, there is good documentation. I highly recommend it!
2011-02-09
Reviews: 1
This extension is very usefull, easy installation and great functionality!

studio bobdpt
2011-02-01
Reviews: 2
This is a great extension! It's super easy to use and configure. The only thing missing is I wish I could have an option to show the comments and the form without having to click on "comments". Other than that it is nearly perfect! I'll try to find a way to work around this issue. If you want to preview it check it out on my website Kenouz! (google it cause links are not allowed...)
2011-01-30
Reviews: 2
I had a older version and it worked wonder. I had to delete older version yesterday because of some host memory issue with a script. I thought I lost all the comments. I installed the new JComments 2.2.0.2 and it imported all of my comments from the previous install. Great job!
2011-01-20
Reviews: 9
I can tell, is simply fantastic and complete.

Thank you very much
2011-01-19
Reviews: 4
I tested all commenting extension and this one is the best and the coder even gives an excellent forum support.
I hope we see more version of this extension.
2011-01-17
Reviews: 15
As being the top one on the list I gave this a try. It works well on articles but I needed to show comments the default joomla category list. No solution as provided in the support forum after almost a month.
Templating and layout is also a problem for me. The default template is simply awful, bulky icons that don't display well in dark background, boxy and poorly aligned elements and customization is a pain with messy CSS files and missing element class/ID tags.

Tried out a different component and was pleased to have comments display in my category view in less than 5 minutes with easy styling options.
2011-01-12
Reviews: 2
I may not have used many commenting extensions but this one is both simple to use, integrate to other extensions and works pefectly.
2011-01-11
Reviews: 1
For being new at Joomla, I found this mod easy to use. It give the users many options to choose from. It also was a simple download with no problem. Jcomments is great mod to use when dealing with users posts
2011-01-06
Reviews: 2
How can this be free? What a fantastic extension...
2010-12-29
Reviews: 5
This is a very good extension for comments and Joomla. Easy to install and use. Nice extension.
I have not had any problems. Great work. Congratulations.
2010-12-28
Reviews: 6
I installed JComments at a Joomla 1.5.21 website.

I was pleased that the configuration page showed up right after install.

I like having each configuration option briefly explained right on the form.

This is the first commenting tool I've installed. At my client's website, there is a page for each of four books, and we want visitors to be able to comment on each book. JComments seems to have everything I need. The main feature I wanted was for the website owner to be able to moderate the comments, and that seems to be really easy, especially with the moderation links right in the notification emails.

I also like the ability to set permissions by user role.

I'm an intermediate Joomla web developer.

We decided to let unregistered users comment. If we had wanted to restrict comments to only registered users, JComments would have let me set up that too.
2010-12-24
Reviews: 2
This extension works great. It is easy to use right after download. For a site that needs to have users comment on articles then this is what you need.
The only thing I would add is a star rating system.
kin
2010-12-22
Reviews: 1
It's a nice component and easy to modify.
Only downside is the way how the form is contstructed. It won't pass the xhtml strict validation because it doesn't work if you turn off javascript in your browser.
Owner's reply

The JComments uses AJAX so it could not work with disabled JavaScript. Regarding XTML strict validation - it could be passed after 3-4 modifications in form's code. Contact me on our support forum if you needed some help to this modification and I will try to help you. Upcoming JComments version would pass XMTL Strict validation.

2010-12-21
Reviews: 1
This is a great extensions!!! i've try the others but none of them as good as JComments!!!

welldone creators. Thanks
2010-12-16
Reviews: 1
Hands down, the best comment system for Joomla. I started out using jomcomment but got frustrated and found Jcomments. Not only is it easy to install and configure, it integrates with every component on my site (jomsocial, hwdmediashare, easyblog, and listbingo).

Download and install Jcomments, you wont' be sorry!
2010-12-16
Reviews: 4
This is a great extensions. Easy to set up and configure. It always be one of standard joomla extensions.

I appreciate all of your hard work in creating it. Thanks for sharing it with us.
2010-12-08
Reviews: 7
This is a perfect extension for comments. Easy to install and use and compatible with many other extensions. I'm using with Kunena forum and just had to change the code a little bit (using instructions from the great support forum) to make it use kunena's avatars. Excellent work, thanks a lot! Worth a generous donation!
2010-12-05
Reviews: 1
Very complete extension, does everything I need for comments :)
2010-11-24
Reviews: 3
Fantastic extension, thanks a lot! Straightforward to install and configure, and I especially appreciate how multiple languages are dealt with.
Highly recommended!
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