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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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2009-10-10
Reviews: 6
Having testet a many joomla comment plugz, i am quite pleased with it. Installing is easy, it has a powerful config and it runs smooth - plus it is not ugly looking. Wish there was some CSS editing option there but "after all, you're my wonderwall."

Hats off, Gentlemen!
2009-10-10
Reviews: 3
The component is really good. In my opinion, it is the best component for comments. Very simple to install and use. Highly recommended!
2009-10-10
Reviews: 1
Look great at 1st sight!

Beautiful GUI with Ajax technology

Many features to use
2009-10-10
Reviews: 3
I could easily say that this is one of the most simplest yet comprehensive article component in the Joomla Extensions!!

The BEST!

I highly recommend to all website(s), large or small to use this component!
2009-10-10
Reviews: 3
Finally a commenting system that's free, doesn;t look amateurist and works. Good Job!
2009-10-09
Reviews: 7
The best value is the component, easy to manage, powerful, and fast&good support.
If you are searching a comment system, try it.
2009-10-09
Reviews: 6
I love it, finally a simple comment system that works!
2009-10-09
Reviews: 17
In the last month or so the JED has seen some really nice additions. Like the joomla praise adminlite template, Lyften Bloggie, alpharegistration to name a few - while others old favorites have become much more slick as they mature.

Jcomments is a worthy member of my standard stuff directory. Once you have checked it out I'm sure you will feel the same.

The install was smooth and the configuration extremely well set out and commented. You will have comments running on your site within 5 minutes.

Theres no need to type in a list of category, section or article numbers. Just select from the list. To remove commenting from an article just add the {jcomments off} tag in the article.

When posting a comment you can enter text that will only be visible to registered/logged in members.

There are lots of nice touches and supporting modules. A comprehensive list of comment systems can be imported, as well as external avatar sources.

All in all this is a killer comment system looks and feels modern in both the back and front end.

All we need now is Joomla 1.6

Thanks for bringing this great component to the community under the GNU/GPL.
2009-10-09
Reviews: 1
I think this is the best comment add-on at the moment. It has the best general look (not overbearing or understated - just right). There is a bit of set-up involved with permissions - but it is easy to do (just have to set for each individual user type). The captcha feature doesn't require other programs or codes etc. to work (which is a huge plus in my mind).

The only thing I will mention is the filter option which lets you "replace" certain words. If you want to filter the words "dung" and "dunghole", the order they are listed changes what happens. If "dung" is listed first then "dunghole" would display [censored]hole. The "dung" part gets censored before it reaches the "dunghole" listing and then doesn't show the whole word as being censored. Not really a problem because the bad word is gone, but with some words you could still figure out what was being said. It’s good that the system censors parts of the word (why dunghole became [censored]hole). It just means that if you want the whole word censored, then you need to put the small words at the bottom of the list and the big / compound words at the top. Very minor!

After playing with six or eight other comment add-ons to find “just the right one” - this one is awesome! Great job!
Owner's reply

You can use regular expressions in filter because these lines passed through eregi_replace function.

2009-10-08
Reviews: 7
Was time to see Jcomments on JED!

First of all i want to talk about the excellent support! The developer is open to new suggestions and he is a hard worker when dealing up with bugs etc.

Now about the component it is really hard to believe that is free! It is stable as rock, it is very cool looking and it offers so many features that are taking commenting to an other level.

A big plus is that

..you can use the avatars from all the well known forum/community systems with no hacks and without to waste your time.

..members can use the "new comment" notifier to subscribe to followup messages

..and you can make it work almost to anywhere thanks to the excellent integration with many major components!

Generally there are many more to mention like AJAX, re-sizable comment area, characters counter etc etc

Installed normally!
set it up in 5 minutes
Imported the comments from yvcomment in some seconds and from that time everything is running flawless !

So this is the end of my very honest review!
5/5 and a big thank to the developer/translators and anyone who is involved with this project!
2009-10-08
Reviews: 1
I tried the extension and i like: International languages, Easy to use and Customization.
2009-10-08
Reviews: 1
I was sad when I saw that nobody else is thinking that lot of people is still in Joomla 1.0 but i found Jcoments and easyly I have imported my old comments from the old comment comp and then I i found this comp a great tool with no bugs very flexible and ajax system make it killer so I would like to give it a 10/10 I hope you will improve it even more! thanks you thank you You make my day =)
2009-10-08
Reviews: 4
I've been waiting a lot for an extension like this. Highly customizable, very easy for install and manage, free... Fast and secure migration from other comment components. I'm very impressed with the included permissions system, and JComments is well translated to spanish.

I have only a suggestion: Add support for SMF avatars through JFusion.

Thank you, developers!
2009-10-08
Reviews: 1
I've tried several Joomla commenting systems and I find this to be one of the best.
It's very feature rich and also good looking.

You can have individual settings for every usertype, which is very useful.
And also a report function for comments.

The support for custom BBCode is very good too.
It enables you to create your own buttons for any video site etc to embed videos in the comments.
A Youtube button comes as default with the installation of JComments.

The only thing I miss is an "IP ban" feature. But I saw it's coming in a future version.
2009-10-07
Reviews: 3
This is the best part of comments among paid and free that exist for Joomla!

I recommend to all!
2009-10-07
Reviews: 1
This is Amazing component.
Far the best from the non-commerce and maybe only jomcomment can compare to this one.

Check this yourself! You'll be surprised!
2009-10-07
Reviews: 8
I have been using JComments for awhile now, and I can honestly say I believe it to be the BEST Joomla commmenting Component available.

Installation is a snap, plays well with other components like SOBI2 (they have a plugin for SOBI2) and Eventlist.

Permissions tab in settings is incredible for fine tuning, It has built in subscriptions and even allows for importing comments from other systems if your switching over.
2009-10-07
Reviews: 2
Componenent very complete and very fast.
The best component for Comments.
Thanks
2009-10-07
Reviews: 2
This is the best comments system, it have all important features and it´s free!

The only thing I missed is more templates

I recommended it
2009-10-07
Reviews: 1
There's no support for trackbacks. This is the only failure of this excelent comments system for Joomla. :(
Maybe in future versions.
Owner's reply

Trackbacks already included to the roadmap for future versions ;)

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