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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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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: 19
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
2010-05-30
Reviews: 5
Being easy to install and having flexible options are not uncommon amongst JED entries, but the level of committment and support from the developer are what make this extension head and shoulders above the rest.

Many applications are well done but can become abandoned by busy devs whoa re volunteering their time and energies; this is definitey not the case here! I was in a bind and Serge immediately came to my rescue and figured out quickly what my issue was (and it was my own fault, of course). I can't thank him enough for his kindness.

The comments system is one of (if not *the*) best out there with flexible options and integrations with a large number of 3rd party applications out there. Well documented CSS classes allows for tight control of the look and feel, though out of the box it looks great.

I can't imagine using another comments system since installing on a production site, and look forward to whatever features come next!
2010-05-30
Reviews: 9
I found this component today and I installed it on my live site. I have replaced old !JoomlaComment component with just one click. All my comments are available in new comment system. I found also support for Joomfish, CB and Agora, I use all these Joomla components on my site. Thanks! Configuration is easy and powerfull, CSS is easy, however JComments is short of skins for dark background sites. In fact there is no skin for dark background. But after two hours (css is really easy) I customised existing skin to make it compatible with my #222222 background website.

No way - there is only option for rating. 7 stars of 5.

Excelent job! Thanks!
2010-05-30
Reviews: 6
I really like this one and the fact that they are aware of security issues also is just a big plus. Alot of different integrations are supported including JomSocial avatars.
2010-05-29
Reviews: 2
Just finished installation and configuration. Coulden't be easier. great extensions. Thanx!
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