get rid of the

Garbage Fire

Civil is the first comment platform built for hands-free moderation.

“The online equivalent of taking ten deep breaths before picking a fight.”


How Civil Works

Write Comment

User writes a comment

Three Comments

User reviews three comments

Reviewed by Others

User's comment is reviewed


Comment is published (or not)

Civil Comments requires users to rate three comments before their own is published. Patent-pending behavioral algorithms monitor voting and keep it fair.
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Civil Comments is

✓ Self-moderating

Civil Comments uses a patent-pending peer review system to keep comments non-toxic and fun—even at massive scale.

✓ Lightweight

Civil Comments was built in modern, progressive React.js, with blazing-fast server-side rendering and the smallest file size of any full-featured drop-in platform.

✓ Customizable

Make your comments match the look and feel of your page with fully customizable CSS.


The press loves Civil Comments:

If it was possible to do this algorithmically, Google or Facebook would have done it by now.

Why not mobilise the vast majority of reasonable human beings?

A commenting platform intended to encourage polite conversation.

Quit worrying about your comments.

We’re on a mission to make independent media sites addictively social with world-class on-page community tools. With Civil Comments, everyone wins.