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Disqus vs Gravatar: What are the differences?

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  1. Integration: Disqus is a commenting platform for websites, allowing users to interact and engage with content through comments, while Gravatar is a service that provides globally recognized avatars.
  2. User Identity: Disqus requires users to create an account to post comments, while Gravatar uses a unique email address to display avatars across various websites.
  3. Functionality: Disqus offers features like real-time discussions, moderation tools, and analytics for site owners, whereas Gravatar focuses solely on providing avatars for users.
  4. Customization: Disqus allows website owners to customize the look and feel of the comment section according to their branding, whereas Gravatar offers limited options for avatar customization.
  5. Security: Disqus has built-in spam filtering and moderation features to ensure a safe commenting environment, whereas Gravatar relies on the security measures implemented by the websites using its service.
  6. Community Engagement: Disqus fosters community building through features like upvoting, sharing, and threaded discussions, while Gravatar primarily focuses on individual user identity through avatars.
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Pros of Disqus
Pros of Gravatar
  • 141
    Ease of use
  • 116
  • 62
    Great ui
  • 45
    Sign-up not required
  • 40
    Wordpress integration
  • 26
  • 18
    Up votes
  • 8
    Threaded discussion
  • 6
    Easy ghost integration
  • 4
    Tumblr Integration
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    Cons of Disqus
    Cons of Gravatar
    • 4
    • 1
      Poor support
    • 1
      Bugs with migration tool
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      What is Disqus?

      Disqus looks to make it very easy and rewarding for people to interact on websites using its system. Commenters can build reputation and carry their contributions from one website to the next.

      What is Gravatar?

      It is a globally recognized avatar and profile that represents you online across millions of sites. You upload it and create your profile just once, and then when you participate in any Gravatar-enabled site, your Gravatar image will automatically follow you there.

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