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Editor's Note
  • This extension inserts a backlink to the developer.
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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2010-07-18
Reviews: 3
I spent a bit of time searching for a comments plugin to fit my needs and this one does the job. I especially like the ability to configure just how you need it.
2010-07-17
Reviews: 2
It has helped me a lot. I have downloaded and used other extensions also, but I have found this one very helpful. More over it is FREE.. thats the great-ness..

keep it up
2010-07-13
Reviews: 6
Is a very good application for comments, the only feature i think is missing is the integration with Akismet. With akismet active, the captcha tool can be disabled and the spam will be very small.
2010-07-06
Reviews: 1
Even when it is a free extension it sure looks professional. Very easy for everybody to install even for those who just begin to work with Joomla 1.5 like me. It is user friendly and i will recommend it to everybody who is looking for that kind of extension. Thanks a lot!
2010-07-05
Reviews: 2
I have to admit, this is one of the best extensions for comments. One thing it lacks is the ability for 5* AJAX ratings as well.

And most importantly, it doesnt look good on dark websites. Is there a way to change comments background to black and text comments to white??

Apart from that, great functionality, easy setup and install and works out of the box!
2010-07-01
Reviews: 2
It's an easy straight forward component that works. It was easier having Jcomments perform than it was to login and right this review. JComments rocks!
2010-06-28
Reviews: 31
Hi,
very, very good tool. Thank you all which worked for it. It's just what I needed and it's easy to handle. I only got stuck a bit with the switch comment on/off in an article because I didn't see that these buttons wrote into my text.
Thanks a lot
Rudolf Aigner
2010-06-26
Reviews: 6
I was using a another comment system but it is now a commercial product so I've decided to try this one.
And what a surprise ! JCOMMENTS is simple, flexible, powerful, free, great and it have reactive and very helpful support. What more can I say ? THANK YOU !
2010-06-26
Reviews: 21
It works great and best of all, it's super easy to set up. The easiest install I've ever seen with and pre-configured right out of the box the way you likely want it. Even better, it has very clear explanations for each item. A dream plugin to use.
2010-06-24
Reviews: 3
Works really great, user friendly, simple installation and the homepage is good too. Thanks much for this great work.
2010-06-20
Reviews: 1
Very useful and professional looking. Clean and efficient. Tons of options and features. Only recommendation I would have is to include a "Flag as inappropriate" function for comments, so that users can flag a comment, and it will be removed until an administrator marks it as ok. Once marked ok, it cannot be flagged again.
Just in case someone was struggling to get the JComments "Read More" link working on articles other than the first article in blog layout, apparently JComments and AutoReadMore are not compatible in that regard. Not sure why it still works on the first article in blog layout, and not the remaining articles. Anyway, brilliant component, thanks for it.
Owner's reply

Thank you for your recommendation but JComments 2.2 already has Report to administrator feature. It allows to site visitors send reports to administrator about comment's content. In next version I'll add ability to unpublish comments after N reports.

2010-06-20
Reviews: 1
I really like this component! It's easy to install and easy to use!

One thing I do miss; star ratings... It would be great if you could write a review and give a rating as well!

But again, this is really a great extension!!
2010-06-16
Reviews: 2
...for Joomla.

Simple to install, simple to use in 3PD Extensions. Every new Version is a new Milestone.
2010-06-10
Reviews: 1
This is a very simple to setup, nice to look at and very effective comment plugin. This doesn't clutter up space on your site. I haven't tried any other but I don't think I would want to after this one. I got exactly what I was looking for. Before going for others, try once at least.
2010-06-08
Reviews: 1
Thanks you for this simple and easy to use extension which is a must in every website
nma
2010-06-08
Reviews: 5
For most of the free components for comments, this one is the most powerfull and as simple as three click away.

Smooth show, and it works really nice =)

Dont try just... Use IT!!!

Thanks developers =)
2010-06-07
Reviews: 3
Super easy installation and migration of comments - all done in a couple of minutes!
Who
2010-06-06
Reviews: 1
Works great and has a nice clean look.
2010-06-01
Reviews: 3
This is a user-friendly module - excellent and easy to install and use! Thanks developer!
2010-05-31
Reviews: 1
Simple to install, very powerfull extension. It works great! Thanks
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