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Muut – Commenting and Forums Re-Imagined

A complete re-imagining of what online discussions should be. Real‑time forums and commenting for WordPress.

18 reviews
Average Rating
4.1 out of 5 stars
Requires site signup
By ,

Your install instructions don't mention that it requires a forum on your site. Wasted my time as I am NOT going to signup on your site.

sounds promising
By , for WP 4.4.2

I'm gonna test this though it says it's not compatible with latest WP. Will update and review accordingly.

Too bad isn't working
By , for WP 4.3

I've been very curious about Muut as a full JS alternative to Disqus.

However, Disqus works like a charm, and Muut simply isn't working at all. Perhaps Muut is more about forums than comments. But if that's the case it is plain wrong to promote it as an alternative to Disqus — because it isn't!

For the moment I'll stay with Disqus. I'll take a second look at Muut in future if they'll go further than early alpha.

Finally! This Widget bundle is literally flawless
By , for WP 4.2.2

This is what I have been searching for! So good on so many levels.

Does it slow down a blog?
By , for WP 4.2.2

Hi.

I signed up for muut. So far it looks very clean and promising.
I have a few questions.

I have embedded it on my blog that contains many categories and posts.
My question is how much will this slow your site down after many members have joined and many topics have been created and many replies have accumulated?

Also can this be configured with User Pro or Users Ultra to enable more detailed profiles of the members?

Lastly, how do you "clean up the forum"? Do you have an automation tool designed to delete topics and posts that are greater than 1 year old.

Many Thanks.

Excellent - why only just a thousand downloads??
By , for WP 4.2.2

This plugin is completely free however you are automatically given a 14 trial to use some of the 'premium functions'. Here is what you get for free (not premium):

Free:
Users can login with facebook, or google+ or with muut acct
Unlimited traffic
Unlimited users
Unlimited posts
Real embedding
Style look & feel
Spam protected
28+ languages
Search engine optimized
No ads

Yeah so plenty of funtionality for free -for us broke people lol. I think the premium you get twitter, and mail chimp support so if you have alot of traffic that would be ideal.

I got this plugin for the forum because bbpress is aweful in my theme and I just really don't like it.. especially how it adds a slug at the end of your intended url

e.g. yournameofsite.com/forum <---- forum should post here but instead with bbpress it adds slug to it /forum/forumname etc

Anyways I dont have this problem with muut forums. I'm sure there's some work around to the bbpress probably, but I spent over an hour scratching my head lol and muut was simple to install and unique.

Okay now I am using just the forum part of this plugin and this is what I can say about that aspect of it:

-The forum loads up very fast.
-Automatically gets crawled every hour (this is good SEO)
-Easily customizable:
-Inviting and simple interface.
-Easy to set up

With a couple clicks you can change the color of different things, round the boxes, add shadows to boxes etc and themes (for premium).

And finally.. my biggest impression is that this to me is what disqus would be like if it were a forum; but superior in load time and features. Simple, crawlable by search engines and integrated with other social networks.

Thanks!

Simple and practical!
By , for WP 4.1.1

Muut is the simplest discussion forum I have ever seen. Quick installation, and easy integration. My readers love it!

Not usable for comments at all.
By , for WP 4.1.1

Kills the websites css and layout, account not deletable at muut.com and so on. I'd give zero stars.

Is there an ability to import usernames, passwords, threads from other forums?
By , for WP 4.1.1

Is it possible to import usernames, passwords and threads (from another old, forum) or would users need to register as new? Thanks!

Misleading
By , for WP 4.1

These developers that make you install free software then tell you its a free trial are shameless and will always get a one star review from me. Don't add your premium plugins to a site that all about open source, find a better marketing tactic that doesn't waste anyones time. If I could give a "0" star I would.

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