Disqus Launching Major New Update And Paid Pro Add-On Features

Daniel HaDisqus founder Daniel Ha

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Disqus, the blog comments service, is rolling out a major new update on Thursday, version 4.Disqus now reaches an impressive 200 million people per month, and is part of more than 500,000 websites and communities.

What’s inside version 4?

  • A new design.
  • A new dashboard for commenters to manage all of their comments.
  • Paid pro add-ons, including analytics, single sign-on to integrate with other user login systems, an advanced theme editor, and moderation logging and reporting. Paid features begin at $19/month and scale up to $199/month — delivering a revenue stream to the company.
  • A new API, for things like building Disqus into mobile apps,other platforms, or for designing custom front-ends.

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Here’s a screenshot of the new Disqus site, launching on Thursday:

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